Minister of Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal said that
parliamentary democracy is the cornerstone of India’s development and
While attending the National Workshop on National
e-Vidhan Application (NeVA) as Chief Guest, the Minister said that NeVA
is a testament to the commitment of the Government to leverage the
latest technological advancements for public good.
Minister said that institutions across the country need to be
strengthened and transparency has to be promoted in the institutions and
NeVA is a project of empowerment for our public representatives.
Goyal said that NeVA can empower the legislators with information and
knowledge not only about their respective legislature but the
developments in other legislatures; he said that this cross-flow of
information through NeVA will lead to knowledge sharing and adoption of
best practices across states.
Goyal reiterated that the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had
enunciated the Panch Pran emphasizing that work must be done with a
sense of duty to achieve a developed India for our future generations
and the youth must be involved in this road to development.
He said that
the Prime Minister visualised the digital future for the country and
said that this goal can be achieved only if everyone works together with
a mindset of duty towards it. Goyal said that NeVA has been
evolved in furtherance of the spirit of this sense of duty.
Minister said that NeVA is an integrated and interconnected national
portal showcasing ‘One Nation, One Application’. Shri Goyal said that it
benefits one and all and not just the legislators. He also said that
NeVA is apolitical and beyond politics.
Minister said that NeVA will truly revolutionise India’s democracy and
the functioning of legislatures and Parliament of India. The Minister
added that NeVA will effectively reduce the carbon footprint and
inefficiency due to use of paper for legislature work.
that NeVA showcases the principle of ‘One Nation, One Technological
Backbone’ connecting all the legislators to work collectively for the
development of the nation.
Goyal urged that all must collectively work to make NeVA a grand
success. He said that efficient Information Technology (IT) functioning
leads to effective delivery of Service to the public and NeVA provides
an opportunity to serve better.
During his address, he cited the
examples of UPI, digital payment system, startup ecosystem, CoWIN app,
One Nation One Ration Card, Open Network for Digital Commerce,
Government e-Marketplace, etc. and said that the whole world is
appreciating these technological advancements by India which are making
the lives of people better.