Centre for e-Governance


About the Centre
In view of diverse operations of government high speed transactions is a must and government can not afford to discomfort people. E-Governance is the only answer.
 
Vision
The Centre for e-Governance was established in financial year 2005-06 with dual purpose.
  • To provide functional training to officers/Employees of the Government of Bihar in area related to computers/Computer Awareness, Data Base Management System (DBMS) and Management Information System (MIS).
  • In near future we are in step to develop application software for use in government/Nodal departments and offices/or other offices concerns.
 
Mission
Centre for e-Governance is primarily responsibilities for conducting training programme information and communications technology but it also has an important role of providing internal information technology support.
 
Objective
e-Governance : Short Term Priorities
  • Analyzing and planning various IT courses.
  • Upgrading BIPARD network infrastructure.
  • Installing dedicated Internet facility.
  • Installing e-mail server for effective communications.
  • Developing various application for BIPARD administration and various centres.

e-Governance : Long Term Priorities

  • Setting up state-of-the-art e-Governance facilitation Centre in collaboration with other Information Technology (State/other sectors) concerns.
  • Setting up BIPARD e-Learning centre and developing training courses for distant learning.
  • Developing software's in collaboration with NIC/other Information Technology concern inside state, for various government departments to standardize and eliminate high cost of development. Centre for e-Governance is primarily responsibilities for conducting training programme information and communications technology but it also has an important role of providing internal information technology support.
 
Funding Model
The Department of Finance/Development/Science & Technology Govt. of India/ Govt. of Bihar, UNDP may support the BIPARD centre's finances.
 
Activities
SCORE software implementation in all registration offices of Government of Bihar

In BIPARD, we have conducted SCORE software training (14 Batches) to all 38 districts and Sub divisional Registry offices (368 personnel). At present all sale deed/other registration deeds become operational online computerized deeds in Registration Department, Government of Bihar.The Department of Finance/Development/Science & Technology Govt. of India/ Govt. of Bihar, UNDP may support the BIPARD centre's finances.

VAT (Value Added Tax) "VICTORY" software training for Commercial Tax Department, Government of Bihar

At present BIPARD, under e-Governance project, we are conducting "VICTORY" software training for officers/employees of Commercial Tax Department, Govt. of Bihar.

 
Major Initiatives
e-Governance facilitation Centre
  • The purpose of the Centre would be to create the desired capacity within each department to work out their computerization and e-Governance projects, their speedy development and effective implementation up to the field level.
  • The facilities which to be provided at the centre, would include:
    • Administrative Block
    • IT Incubation Centre o Computer Labs for testing hardware and software.
    • Demo Labs for showcasing various e-Governance projects.
    • Auditorium
    • IT Training centre

    This infrastructure should be created by joint venture partners for imparting training to government officials who are involved in computerization process in their respective departments. This would also be setup to give boost to software expert by providing software incubation centre to pioneering software entrepreneurs.  The centre would also provide year long services through the trained government officials within the respective organisations to maintain their Information Technology infrastructure.

    It would be clear that what is intended here is to provide 'one stop e-shop' for various e-Governance and computerization projects of state government. This centre would co-ordinate all the activities of these projects with the help of NIC, private partners and BIPARD.

    BIPARD's participation in setting up an e-network to link major institutes in India/State of Bihar

    The purpose of this e-network is sharing of resources among the training institutes and strengthen the capacity of all training institutes. The would be based on Knowledge Management & creating knowledgebase for sharing knowledge and resources among various institutes. Once in place this e-network would also enable distance-learning programs, collaborative activities among institutes and a system for sharing resources/programs.

 
Co-ordinator
Mr. Om Prakash Agrawal