Ludhiana, November 7, 2016: District Administration's one of its kind mobile application "i-revenue" has been nominated for the final list of "Manthan Award South Asia 2016", that would be conferred to the winners during the Surajkund Mela to be held in Haryana on February 25, 2017. This mobile application is the only programme of the Punjab government that has been nominated for this International level award.
While giving information, Deputy Commissioner Mr Ravi Bhagat informed that the for providing transparency in the working of Revenue Department, this mobile application was developed by the District Administration, Ludhiana. He also thanked ADC (D) Apneet Riyait and its developer and Synergy Group head Preetpal Singh Chandoke for developing this mobile application.
Mr Bhagat informed that the organisation gives away awards in 9 different categories, which includes Business and Commerce, Culture and Tourism, Environment and Green Energy, Government and Citizen Engagement, Health and Well Being, Learning and Education, Smart Settlements and Urbanisation, Inclusion and Improvement and Early Stage. This year they have received 300 applications and District Administration, Ludhiana's mobile application has been nominated under "Government and Citizen Engagement" category.
As per the letter received, Deputy Commissioner Mr Ravi Bhagat has been requested to attend the award ceremony to be held on February 25, 2017 and submit a brief note and photographs regarding this application by November 15, 2016 so that they can publish this information in their brochure.
It is pertinent to mention that the District Administration was honoured with five awards for mobile application "i-revenue" and others at 46th Skoch Awards held at Hyderabad some time back.
Mr Bhagat informed that with the help of this mobile application, information related to revenue department such as collector rate, stamp duty, Right to Service Act, M-Fard and other such important information can be sought. This is the only app of the state in which all revenue record of District Ludhiana is updated and this can be used in entire state as well. He informed that this mobile application has been developed for bringing more transparency in the working of revenue department and information such as collector rates, stamp duty and other can also be sought.

Monday, November 7, 2016