Accenture to set up Sikkim government portal

by CXotoday Staff    Oct 03, 2011

Accenture has been awarded a contract by the State Government of Sikkim to create Internet access to government services, streamline efficiency and reduce administrative functions.

The 42-month contract, effective in September, aims to improve information delivery and monitoring of services through online access for citizens and businesses.

“We believe this project will significantly benefit citizens and enable easy interaction with various government services,” said N K Pradhan, Minister of Information Technology of the state.

Accenture will create an Internet-based system for collaboration by state departments, standardization of information and increased efficiency of service delivery to citizens and businesses.

“This initiative will enable stakeholders to access a host of services digitally and conveniently, eliminating the need for citizens to stand in long queues to obtain information and services,” said Krishna G.V. Giri, who leads Accenture’s Health and Public Service operating group in India and its Management Consulting practice in Asia Pacific.

KK Pradhan IAS, Secretary, Information Technology of State of Sikkim added, “We believe this project will encourage more e-interactions going forward.”

He added that the mindset in the state is evolving and progressing toward one of technological advancement and development.

Accenture is conducting similar work in India for the Government of Nagaland.