Panchayati raj institutions form the third strata of the decentralized structure of the government of India.
The introduction of Panchayati raj as the third tier of decentralized administration is indeed one of the most remarkable social and political reforms since independence.
Over the decades, the Panchayati Raj system has evolved at par with other institutions of the country, adopting digital ways for rural development.
The government in the last few years has initiated several schemes and programmes like SVAMITVA and e-Panchayat that intend to boost technological advancement in rural areas.
There has been a deliberate focus on improving e-Panchayat programmes by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj.
Let’s understand – SVAMITVA Scheme & eGramSwaraj initiative, which are two key projects implemented for Digital development rural institutions.