Feb 07, 2017
A State and Regional level workshop on "Electronic Government Payments and Receipts (EPR) in Government" was held today (07 February, 2017), in Guwahati, Assam. Mr. Nitin Khare, Secretary IT, Information Technology Department, Govt. of Assam inaugurated this first regional workshop organised by National e-Governance Division (NeGD), Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India in collaboration with Centre for Digital Financial Inclusion (CDFI) at Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR).
The Assam workshop is the first in the series of Regional level Awareness and Consultative workshops to be organised on Electronic Payments and Receipts (EPR) in Government. Sh. Nitin Khare, Secretary IT delivered the inaugural address.
The workshop series was planned after the success of the National Level Awareness Workshop on EPR in New Delhi on December 20, 2016 organised by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) with the support of CDFI. MeitY has introduced several initiatives at national level for immediate adoption of electronic modes payments and receipts.