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Over 1.5 Lakh Gram Panchayats Connected Through BharatNet Broadband

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The Government has been implementing eGramSwaraj under e-Panchayat Mission Mode Project, as a part of Digital India Program, in the country to revamp the functioning of Panchayats. eGramSwaraj addresses various aspects of Panchayat functioning viz. planning, accounting, budgeting including online payments through eGramSwaraj-PFMS Interface for services delivered.

As on date, 2,53,716 Gram Panchayat Development Plans for FY 2021-22 have been prepared. 2,25,153 GPs have adopted eGramSwaraj for the purpose of accounting in the current year 2021-22. Further, 2,24,671 Panchayati Raj Institutions have onboarded eGramSwaraj-PFMS Interface for carrying out online transactions. During 2020-21, 1,54,091 Gram Panchayats have done online payments worth cumulative of Rs. 48,299 crores (including all the onboarded schemes) through eGramSwaraj- PFMS Interface. For the current year, 2021-22, 1,09,565 Panchayati Raj Institutions have carried online payments worth Rs. 7,699 crores. State-wise breakup is given at Annexure- I.

BharatNet project is being implemented in a phased manner by Department of Telecommunications to provide broadband connectivity to all the Gram Panchayats and equivalent in the country. As on 16.07.2021, a total number of 1,58,266 GPs (including Block Head Quarters) have been made Service Ready in the country.

Due to the COVID-19 related lockdown and restrictions the targeted date for the completion of the project is extended to August 2023 from August 2021.

Annexure I

 

eGramSwaraj State wise Usage (2021-22)

#State NamePFMS Scheme CreationTotal Number of Village Panchayats & EquivalentGram Panchayat Development Plans UploadedGram Panchayats PortedTotal Number of Block Panchayats & EquivalentBlock Panchayats PortedTotal Number of Zilla Panchayats & EquivalentZilla Panchayats PortedVillage Panchayat onboardVillage Panchayats & Equivalent With Online Payment
1ANDHRA PRADESH1337113348066001302050
2ARUNACHAL PRADESHY210615701581178025000
3ASSAMY266321802155192166292621971483
4BIHARY838783638377534532383883816857
5CHHATTISGARHY1165811661116621461402727116564677
6GOAY1911911900022189106
7GUJARATY142561403713935248033014038324
8HARYANAY623461146172126120212160091355
9HIMACHAL PRADESHY3615320235328101210105521
10JHARKHANDY435942884362263258242443633042
11KARNATAKAY600659475998227225303060065301
12KERALAY9419419271521211498891
13MADHYA PRADESHY22782226862280831331251512280716856
14MAHARASHTRAY27888278692681735143344251024652
15MANIPURY381226281610012616185
16MEGHALAYAY675800224000000
17MIZORAMY8348348340000834388
18NAGALANDY128111950000000
19ODISHAY679867756798314314303067985466
20PUNJABY1326813205131571511462221132126881
21RAJASTHANY113411123910937352262333288583946
22SIKKIMY1851821790041567
23TAMIL NADUY1252512410124393883353736124153248
24TELANGANA127691276905400320130
25TRIPURAY1178117711787575991178564
26UTTARAKHANDY7791779177549555131377914161
27UTTAR PRADESHY58323578985796282772475755862137621
28WEST BENGALY334032163204342331222131232523
Total26466025371622311987954159642486215957109565

 

This information was given by Union Minister of State for Panchayati Raj Shri Kapil Moreshwar Patil in a written reply in Loksabha

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