The Puducherry government has evolved a detailed plan to implement e-office software in keeping with the e-governance plan of the nation.
This software has been developed by the NIC or National Informatics Centre and would be implemented in 5 departments of the Puducherry administration including the Secretariat.
E-governance is for ushering in a more effective, efficient and transparent inter government transactions and processes.
Hands-on training would be imparted to around 250 officers from various departments on implementation of the e-office process.
The innovative system is also aimed at ensuring paperless, efficient and transparent governance.
The territorial government had also proposed to establish free Wi-Fi connectivity in 14 government-run colleges in the Union Territory, using funds under Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) scheme.
Government had also asked telecom service providers to provide free Wi-Fi services under their corporate social responsibility (CSR) scheme, in public places.
Railtel Corporation of India had come forward to provide free Wi-Fi at the Legislative Assembly and also at the local Railway station.
JIPMER and Indira Gandhi Government Medical College and Research Institute (a State government-sponsored medical college)- would be connected with educational institutions across the country through high speed data communication network under the National Knowledge Network (NKN).