Kerala CM Vijayan Commits to Improving Digital and Electronic Services to Improve Transparency
Keen to ensure the transparency of government services and to make the civil service a reality in the state, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday stressed the need to digitize government services to ensure open and genuine conduct . “Electronic services would be further extended to make public service a reality in the state,” CM Vijayan said.
Citing that the growth and development of e-literacy and increase in digital infrastructure has enabled the people of the state to effectively use the e-governance system, Kerala CM said the LDF government is aiming to bring maximum assistance to their doorstep. .
The revenue department launches several digital services
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was addressing the launch of a digital service package of the Ministry of Revenue in Thiruvananthapuram. It has also launched a mobile app that will allow users to pay property tax online.
Emphasizing the need for electronic services in the government sector, the CM said: “Many services in government departments, on which people depend the most, have moved online. “People are using these services in the best way. Online systems are adequate to ensure the efficiency and transparency of government services. Online services will be further extended to make public service a reality in the state,” said CM Vijayan. .
Kerala CM Confirms Launch Of Online Tax Payment Application
Speaking about the recently launched property tax application, Kerala CM said: “The new service will allow people to pay tax and apply for various land related certificates from anywhere in the world. to integrate the other services of the department also in this application, which is designed in a user-friendly way. ”
The property tax payment mobile application service became operational as of Thursday. Kerala Revenue Minister K. Rajan said on Wednesday that the electronic payment feature will be one of seven digital services to be launched Thursday by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
“In addition to facilitating the online tax payment service, the public will also be notified of their tax details annually via SMS. Tax receipts can also be downloaded online, Minister Rajan said.