The e-Gram project the of Gujarat government, which has so far covered 13,700 villaÂges, is all set to begin its second phase soon. Airtel, which is a partner in the project, has chaÂlked out the second phase plan. Of the total over 18,000 villages in the state, 13,700 have already been covered while in the second phase aims at covering the remaining villages.
Under the e-Gram project, all the 13,700 villages of Gujarat are linked online. With the project's first phase, all 13,700 village panchayats will be able to provide the basic and important services to their residents in Gujarati language with the availability of VSAT connectivity. e-Gram – Viswagram issues electronic certificates including certificates of birth, death, income, caste, domicile, property, residence proof, agriculture, tax collection, etc.