Odisha Legislative Assembly To Function Online, Says Speaker

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Legislative Assembly will be functioning on digital mode, Assembly Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro said.

The legislators will attend the Session from their home through video conferencing.

Questions will be placed online while the reponse / reply will be submitted through National E-Vidhan Application’ (NeVA) mobile application, Patro added.

The system has been placed for safety and health of the members. All businesses will be carried out through the mobile app. The upcoming budget will also be tabled online, said Patro.

Odisha Computer Application Centre (OCAC) will train the Assembly staff on ‘Odisha Secretariat Workflow Automation System’ for operation of office files online.

Upgradation of Odisha Assembly to e-Vidhan Sabha will be made at a cost of Rs 8.56 crore, for which Centre will bear 60% of the total amount, he added.