e-Vidhan Project

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  • e-Vidhan is a Mission Mode Project to digitize and make the functioning of State Legislatures paperless.
  • This is part of Digital India programme and Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, being the Nodal Ministry for this project.
  • It desires to roll out e-Vidhan as NeVA covering all 40 Houses including two Houses of Parliament and thereby putting all them on a single platform and proving the theory of ‘One Nation One Application’.
  • It is to be used by the Legislatures as well as all the Government Departments.
  • This journey began with a pilot project executed in Himachal Pradesh with the central assistance of Rs.8.12 crores which made the Shimla Legislative Assembly the first Assembly in India to go paperless in 2014.
  • This project resulted into overall savings of about Rs.5.08 crores annually on account of expenditure on papers, printing, manpower costs and conservation of forests/ trees as ancillary benefits.

Source:PIB