Nov. 26, 2012
-- Adobe Systems Incorporated
today announced that over 18,000 Gram Panchayats across Gujarat have installed Adobe Acrobat for the electronic issue of vital citizen certificates and other official documents under the E-Gram project. This project is a collaboration between Adobe and the Panchayat Rural Housing and Rural Development Department, Government of Gujarat. It aims to deliver transformational solutions to its citizens through Common Service Centers (CSCs) offering a range of services to villages including the electronic issue of certificates of birth, death, income, caste, domicile, property, residence proof, agriculture, tax collection, marriage, family information and land ownership. The program empowers citizens through the ease, speed and security by which these documents are now electronically issued, managed and stored.
Commenting on the initiative Umang Bedi,
managing director, South Asia, Adobe said, “Adobe has worked with governments and communities around the world to address citizens’ needs for more accessible, responsive communications. We believe the delivery of high-quality services to rural areas can help India produce more inclusive and balanced growth.