e-vidhna to make Legislatures ‘One Nation One Application’
Two-Day National Orientation workshop on National e-vidhan Application (NeVA) inaugurated by Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal
‘One Nation One Application’ e-vidhna to make the functioning of the State Legislature Houses
Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation,Water Resources, Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal presided the Inaugural Session of the two-day National Orientation workshop on National e-Vidhan Application (NeVA), which was organized by Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, 24th September.on this Occasion NeVA website was also Launched by Shri Meghwal and Administrated the Swachhata Pledge to over about 200 delegates, which was included by Sabha , Rajya Sabha, 31 Legislative Councils across Country
Technical Sessions and Group Discussions are been included Over 2 days in this Orientation Workshop, this will facilitate Vast exposure for the delegates about the Positive elements of NeVA finding the Solution for the issues faced by the different State Legislatures in implementation of e-Vidhan, to bring transparency, accountability and responsiveness in their Conduct of business through the use of technology and move all towards e-vidhan is the main focus of this workshop.
While Addressing the delegates in the inaugural session, Shri Meghwal said that information regarding, in real time the functioning of the Houses should be made available, that must be user friendly and increases its applicability for the member.He also described the instances that how the digitization, availability and applicability of information could save precious time from his Parliamentary experiences and also the energy and resources of the Houses and its members and increase their efficiency manifold. This digital intervention is a big step to decreases the scope of corruption in the functioning of House and increase transparency, accountability.
Shri S.N. Tripathi, Secretary (Parliamentary Affairs), informed that about day to day functioning of Legislative Houses will be made available on NeVA which is a member-centric,decentralised digital application that makes information available on digital platform that covers, among other areas, List of Business (LOB),The Notices, Bulletin-1, Bulletin-2, Starred/ Unstarred which would also include the Questions reply by the Departments (Q&A), Bills: Introduced/ Consideration & Passing, Synopsis of Proceedings, House Proceedings-Verbatim, Committees Reports, Rules & Procedures,Provisional Calendar, Digital Library, Reference material, Rotation of Ministries,Contacts, Budget Press Releases etc. For each Member of the House the application would host a secure page for submitting Questions & other Notices.
The mNeVA(NeVA-mobile app) is a device neutral and user friendly app which is made available accessible anytime, anywhere to everyone that has made information on conduct of business in Legislatures. This is a work-flow based application which is deployed in Cloud (Meghraj).NeVA-mobile App can be easily downloaded through the Play store and App store for Android and iOS mobiles respectively.
For Rajya Sabha NeVA has made live in respect of Monsoon Session 2018 and also information is Provide in respect of Lok Sabha . The States who have already Started this Application in their Assemblies Such as Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Puducherry, Manipur . Through Video Conferencing Regular training are being provided by the Union Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs to all the Houses.
Smt. Neeta Verma, DG, NIC and other senior officers of the Ministry are the Dignitaries who were present during the inaugural of session.