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National award on e-Governance to Kullu district for Rohtang pass permit issuance

Statesman News Service | Shimla |

One of the several initiatives in e-Governance of Himachal Pradesh, the Kullu district’s innovation of issuance of permits to Rohtang pass will be conferred with the national awards on e-Governance 2017-2018.

The “Rohtang Pass Permit Issuance Management Information System (MIS)” of Kullu district has been awarded Gold under Category IV “Best District Level initiative through ITC HP.

Kullu district Deputy Commissioner (DC) Yunus confirmed of having received intimation from Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances e-Governance Division for the award that is being conferred to the district.

The award will be presented during the 21st National Conference on e-Governance scheduled to be held at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC) on 26 and 27 February.

The state has been instrumental in adopting the new technology to make the services available to the public.

Under the initiative the tourists visiting the Rohtang pass can apply for the permits online as well as app and pay green tax for vehicles entering Manali at the click of the mouse from anywhere in the country and the world.

The permits can be applied online to visit Rohtang pass permit for Tourism purpose, special pass permit to visit Rohtang pass for the private vehicle, congestion fee or passes to visit place beyond Rohtang Pass, other than to pay the Green Tax well in advance.

This also allows those interested to visit Rohtang Pass to check availability, validate permits and check permit status and also reprint permit status.

The website published and managed by the District Administration Kullu.