Leveraging Technology for Direct Benefit Transfer & Proactive e-Governance

Details of the organization
Chhattisgarh Infotech Promotion Society(CHiPS)
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: Yes
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: Yes

Information about the project
Leveraging Technology for Direct Benefit Transfer & Proactive e-Governance
CHiPS is implementing the direct benefit transfer program across government departments. The project has already delivered USD 750 million worth of benefits directly to more than 35 million beneficiaries for more than 150 schemes. The DBT cell in CHiPS carries out the following functions: • Issue directive guidelines and design standard operating procedures for departments to propel the implementation of the project. • Supporting the departments in Government process re-engineering of the schemes for seamless transition to digital identification of beneficiary and digital payment platforms • Designing DBT portal to monitor and evaluate the progress of DBT across schemes and departments. • Driving growth and achievement in all the indicators for successful implementation of DBT, like digitization of data, streamlining beneficiary databases, running de-duplication exercises, etc. • Assisting in creation of a beneficiary database, and offer necessary guidance and advice. • Overseeing the implementation of a state-wide beneficiary authentication through e-KYC for Aadhaar and other demographic details.
Local implementation: India, Chhattisgarh
Ongoing from 01/09/2015 to 15/08/2018
DBT Mission, Cabinet Secretriate, Govt. of India. All Line Departments in Govt. of Chhattisgarh. The World Bank State Level Bankers Committee(SLBC) National Payments Corporation of India CSC-SVP

WSIS information
      * E-government
  • Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere
  • Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
  • Goal 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries
  • Goal 16: Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies
  • Goal 17: Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development
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