Rajasthan becomes first state to offer e-mail IDs in Hindi
Rajasthan has become the first state in India to launch free email addresses in Hindi for its residents. The facility will be available at firstname.lastname@example.org (in Devanagari script).
The initiative aims to ensure maximum participation of people towards e-governance and ensure that maximum government facilities are available in vernacular language.
The project is being implemented by state IT department with partnership in form of in-sourcing with private IT companies. This initiative is small part of ‘Rajasthan DigiKit’ which has seen enrollment of more than one crore people from the state. The first e-mail ID from this initiative was created by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje with id email@example.com (in Devnagari). All government personnel in state will soon have an email id in Hindi too. The Hindi email ID will be offered to all the Internet users.