Government of India accords highest priority to the Digital India programme that is an umbrella programme for transforming India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. The pillars 4 and 5 of the Digital India programme, namely ‘e-Governance: Reforming Government through Technology’ and ‘e-Kranti - Electronic Delivery of Services’ respectively are directly linked to the e-Kranti: National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) 2.0. The implementation of e-Kranti is vital for Digital India and for the delivery of e-governance, easy governance and good governance in the country.
The Union Cabinet in its meeting held on 25.03.2015 has approved the Approach and Key Components of e-Kranti that include, inter alia, the vision, mission, key principles of e-Kranti, Approach and Methodology, Programme Management Structure and Implementation Strategy including 44 Mission Mode Projects and Core ICT Infrastructure. The vision of e-Kranti is “Transforming e-Governance for Transforming Governance” and its mission is “To ensure a Government-wide transformation by delivering Government services electronically to the citizens through integrated and interoperable systems via multiple modes, while ensuring efficiency, transparency and reliability of such services at affordable costs.”
The details on the e-Kranti are as follow: