Doorstep Delivery

L-G Anil Baijal Approves AAP Government's 'Doorstep Delivery' Scheme

Question: Which Government has recently introduced ‘Doorstep Delivery’ scheme to ensure access to 40 government services at home?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Chhattisgarh
(c) Delhi
(d) Manipur
Answer: (c)
Related Facts:

  • On January 15, 2018, Delhi’s Deputy Governor Anil Baijal approved the Delhi Government’s ambitious plan ‘Doorstep Delivery’ scheme.
  • The purpose of this scheme is to ensure access to 40 government services at the residence of the National Capital Region.
  • Under the scheme Delhi Government will provide 40 services to citizens, including driving license, ration card, caste certificate, marriage registration, birth and death certificate, new water or sewer connection.
  • In the first phase doorstep delivery facility will be available for 40 services in 8 Government Departments.
  • Under this scheme, internet kiosks will be provided by adequate safeguards to young entrepreneurs for providing current online service.
  • If necessary, for the educated unemployed to set up kiosk, the Delhi government will provide soft loans.
  • A suitable financial model will be prepared for this.
  • Both systems will work as a complement to each other.
  • Along with approval, the Lt Governor has also advised the concerned Administrative Department to finalize the proposal for setting up Internet Kiosks within a month.
  • It is remarkable that this scheme was sanctioned by the Delhi Cabinet on November 16, 2017.

Reference:
http://www.news18.com/news/politics/l-g-anil-baijal-approves-aap-governments-doorstep-delivery-scheme-1633003.html
http://www.hindustantimes.com/delhi-news/delhi-l-g-baijal-clears-proposal-for-doorstep-delivery-of-40-govt-services-kejriwal-says-thanks/story-wp7gxliUJvJA0VDh8ZQfdO.html
https://www.thebetterindia.com/127952/aap-doorstep-delivery-government-services-delhi/
http://www.hindustantimes.com/delhi-news/delhi-scheme-for-doorstep-delivery-of-services-cleared-here-s-all-you-need-to-know/story-Pw8a6XVsaFMgrDHyY0MprM.html

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