The Odisha Legislative Meeting is all set to go paperless with the implementation of the ‘e-Vidhan challenge’ from the upcoming funds session beginning on February 18, an official mentioned as we speak.
Speaker SN Patro held a assessment assembly with the federal government officers through the day earlier than adoption of the digital course of, he mentioned.
“From the governor’s handle to the funds presentation, questions and the proceedings of the Meeting will likely be by means of Nationwide e-Vidhan Utility (NeVA),” Mr Patro mentioned.
The state funds for 2021-22 will likely be offered within the Meeting on February 22.
NeVA goals at bringing all of the legislatures of the nation on a single platform, creating a large information depository.
Paperless Meeting or e-Meeting is an idea involving using digital units to facilitate proceedings within the Home, the official mentioned. It allows automation of your entire law-making course of, monitoring of paperwork and sharing of knowledge.
Meeting secretary Dasarathi Satapathy made a presentation on the ‘e-Vidhan’ initiative through the assembly.
Finance secretary AK Meena and electronics and data expertise division secretary Manoj Kumar Mishra have been additionally current there.
With the adoption of the brand new course of, the state authorities will be capable to scale back its expenditure, the Speaker mentioned.
A technical workforce of NeVA will likely be current within the Home through the funds session, the official mentioned.
Mr Patro has convened an all-party assembly on February 17, a day earlier than the start of the funds session, he added.
Union Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs is the ‘nodal ministry for the implementation of ‘e-Vidhan’.
A memorandum of understanding for the implementation of NeVA has been signed with Bihar (Meeting and Council), Punjab, Odisha, Meghalaya, Manipur, Gujarat, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Puducherry, Tripura.
NeVA challenge has been sanctioned for Punjab, Odisha, Bihar (each Meeting and Council) and Nagaland.
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