Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has decided to start Digital Seva Setu Program in rural areas of the state to harness the potential of technology for public welfare measures.

Under the Digital Seva Setu scheme, citizens in the rural areas will be able to reap benefits of various public welfare services at Panchayat level itself. They can get various documents like duplicate ration card, income certificate, senior citizen certificate, caste certificate etc. delivered at their doorstep.

The Phase-1 of Digital Seva Setu will begin from October 8, 2020 in 2000 Village Panchayats and will provide 20 types of pro-people services. Another 8,000 village panchayats will be covered by December 2020. Citizens will be able to reap benefits of this program by paying a nominal fee of Rs 20.

The Seva Setu program was started by the Chief Minister in 2016. A cluster of 8-10 villages was made and a team of officers administered the Seva Setu camp of a particular cluster. People were provided on-spot solutions under this. More than 12,800 programs were successfully completed and more than 2 crore people reaped benefits of the Chief Minister’s initiative to provide Governance at the Doorstep of common people.

The Digital Seva Setu is also a step towards fulfilling the vision and mission of Digital India of Prime Minister
Narendra Modi.