Odisha e-Governance Plan (OeGP)
Keeping in line with the increased thrust on e-governance across the country, the state also took initiatives to computerise various departments, which started in mid 80’s with a few isolated initiatives. But since year 2000 the state has taken up statewide planned initiatives, which includes policies, infrastructure and software application development specifically to create an ICT enabling environment to enable citizen centric service delivery.
In the year 2004 the government came out with the Information Technology & ITeS Policy. The e-Governance roadmap of Odisha was released on 14th June 2006 by the Hon’ble Chief Minister, which compromised of governance Vision, governance Strategy & Blue print and Capacity Building road map.
15 Departments were identified to provide more than 200 services under the Mission Mode Programme (MMP) of National eGgovernance Programme. The eDistrict Project has also been included into the ambit of MMP. The state Government has initiated steps to formulate the eDistrict plans and had submitted a proposal to GoI to pilot it in two districts. Further to enable access to public utility services at citizen door step, establish of 8558 nos. of Common Facility Centre by 2008 has been initiated and this will roll out the much need Citizen Centric Services through these facility centres.