DW BUREAU / Chandigarh
Punjab local bodies department on Wednesday signed an MoU with e-Governance Foundation for managing electronic governance of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) in the state.
After the inking of MoU here, local government minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said, “The Punjab government is fully committed to make good its promise of delivering citizen-centric services to the people of the state in a transparent and smooth
manner so as to ensure that they do not have to make rounds of
government offices to avail the same.”
He said, in total, 67 services would be provided online within a span of one year under 12 modules namely property tax, water and sewerage management, complaints and grievance, licensing, fire service, verification, birth and death, ULB web portal, payroll and financial accounting.
Sidhu said the department has decided to go in for the beautification as well as cleaning of seven-km-long Tungdhab Nallah (Amritsar), with the assistance of National Environmental Engineering Research Institute.
He said the work on cleaning and beautification of Tungdhab Nallah (Amritsar) would begin before March 16.