Uttar Pradesh becomes first state in the country to take E-governance route to provide pensions and scholarships
Uttar Pradesh has become the first State in the country to take the route of e-governance to provide pension and scholarships to 15 million beneficiaries. Besides, UP has also made commercial taxes department consumer friendly by making almost all payments and registration online.
UP is the first state to integrate the state treasury with the Centre’s Public Financial Management System (PFMS) through. In PFMS the entire pension and scholarship amount are being directly sent to the bank account of the beneficiaries. In PFMS system, the beneficiaries are also alerted about the payment through SMS.