With the initiative of Government of Tripura inaugurated NEVA (National e-Vidhan Application) Training Programme in collaboration Central Government at Tripura Legislative Assembly House, Agartala on Monday (12th June, 2023). In the presence of cabinet ministers and MLAs Hon’ble Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha inaugurated NEVA (National e-Vidhan Application) Training Programme.
“The Prime Minister of India is working to build Digital India through various initiatives. As a part of this, the State Government has also started digitization in different Government departments”, Hon’ble Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha said at inaugural ceremony of the NEVA training programme at the lobby of the Legislative Assembly. The Chief Minister said, this training being provided to the Cabinet members and the MLAs is the primary step towards setting up e-Vidhan Sabha. As compared to other states of the country, turning Legislative Assembly of the state into e-Vidhan Sabha is a significant step for the state. Once the e-Vidhan Sabha is made properly functional, all the works of the Legislative Assembly will become paperless saving time and money.
The Chief Minister also added that NEVA was launched by the Central Government a part of Digital India. The main objective of Digital India is to digitize everything. The State Government has started the process to digitize different sectors of the government. Once the use of NEVA Application is started in the Legislative Assembly, collecting information will be much easier and data transfers will also speed up. Furthermore, the cost of Legislative Assembly management will decrease and be much easier. Apart from that, voting process in Legislative Assembly will be simpler.
Leader of the Opposition Party Animesh Debbarma said, papers and other materials are being used every day for managing the Legislative Assembly and as a result a lot of money is spent for these. With the commencement of e-Vidhan Sabha, management of the Legislative Assembly will be paperless and money saving.
Hon’ble Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Biswa Bandhu Sen, Hon’ble Deputy Speaker Ram Prasad Pal and Secretary of the Assembly Bishnu Pada Karmakar also spoke on the occasion. The Chief Minister handed over tab to Speaker of the Legislative Assembly in the programme. The Chief Minister and other guests also handed over tab to the members of the Legislative Assembly.
Hon’ble Power, Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Minister Ratan Lal Nath, Hon’ble Finance, Planning & Coordination, Information Technology Minister Pranajit Singha Roy, Hon’ble Youth Affairs & Sports, Social Welfare & Social Education, Labour Minister Tinku Roy, other cabinet ministers of the State and MLAs were present in the programme.