Bihar becomes No.1 in terms of Mobile Service Delivery Gateway Usage in India
Patna : Bihar has climbed to the number one in India Push SMS User of CDAC Mobile Seva, under the National Mobile Governance Initiative of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (https://mgov.gov.in/smspushgraph.jsp ).The Hon’ble Minister of Information Technology, Govt. of Bihar, Shri Jibesh Kumar said in this regard “I am proud that Bihar is leading from the front in terms of OTP/SMS Service provided by the Department of Information Technology, government of Bihar, making Bihar the number one user of MSDG (Mobile Service Delivery Gateway) in the country.”He further added that the Department of Information Technology, government of Bihar, is focused and committed to implement technological reforms in all the departments of the state, which will act as a catalyst in providing good governance through eGovernance to the citizens of Bihar.
The Department of Information Technology, government of Bihar, is the Nodal Department, extending the SMS Service to all Government Offices in Bihar. SMS Services have acted as a major backbone for many projects/schemes and a prompt support at all levels have been provided by IT Department seamlessly.
While, many important services of Agriculture DBT Schemes, Education, Health, Finance are totally dependent on the OTP/SMS Service of IT Department. With the swiftness shown by the Department, there is near to no lag on crediting of SMS, required for the Sub-Accounts.
All cost is centrally borne by the IT Department making Bihar few of the states to do so, this ease and promptness in process, have made the SMS Service by IT Department, so popular among user departments that the State has climbed to the number one in India Push SMS User of CDAC Mobile Seva, under the National Mobile Governance Initiative of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (https://mgov.gov.in/smspushgraph.jsp ).
A total of 3,62,15,41,934 Push SMS, and 149 Sub Accounts are created and supported by IT Department centrally. It includes all handholding, training exercise regarding SMS API integration in all major computer languages, of Java, Dot Net and PHP based applications.
The expertise of IT Department and swiftness of day-to-day service (over phone and E-Mail) even during the pandemic times has earned the trust in the SMS Service offered by IT Department.