KANOE’s Multi purpose Information & Transaction Kiosk: A user friendly machine
Implementation of 2 kiosks in Bellary | News about 15 different departments in minutes | No need to roam to offices.
Bellary: Information of 15 departments at the tip of your finger. Free access of air travel booking information, railway information and a print out is available too. Thus collected information can also be copied on to a CD. SSLC results can also be retrieved. And all these information is completely available free of charge!
This is all possible in the Kanoe’s Multi-purpose interactive Information kiosk implemented at Bellary City Corporation.
The awareness about the importance of Information technology has been made to the people by implementing a first multiuser kiosk in the state at Bellary district. The people can use this kiosk easily. Example: If any one comes to City Corporation to know their ward to vote and other such information, they need not wait for the officer to answer their query instead they can access such information from the kiosk.
Complete information regarding; election, voters details, narega, information about all the corporations across the state, rural development, panchayat raj, local transport information, KSRTC, FCI, RBI is available in this kiosk. Hence the kiosk is taking the departments to the people.
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The internet centres charges for using the internet to book the tickets online, whereas it is free to use the internet to book the tickets for air travel, railway tickets and bus tickets. There is an option for the farmers to get the information about the pahani and the APMC rates using the kiosk. A printout of the booked tickets can be taken and a CD drive has been provided to copy the data required from the kiosk. The entire information about the RBI can also be generated.
2 kiosks have been purchased 15 days back by commissioner of Bellary City Corporation as per the order placed by the district commissioner
Bringing awareness to the people about the Information technology was the main aim behind implementing this KIOSK. We have now purchased 2 such machines. We have planned to implement such machines at tourist spots in the near future. ---- A.A.Biswas, District Commissioner
As per the instruction given by DC, the kiosks were implemented for the public service without restricting the amount of Rs 100 crores that was allotted for civil development works from chief minister fund. ---- D.L.Narayan, City Corporation commissioner
A.A.Biswas. The software in one of these kiosks has also been implemented and is being used by the public. The user can get the information about the tender process, date and other details called by various departments using the kiosk. An arrangement for the photo gallery is also provided in the kiosk.
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