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Karnataka government launched the Janasevaka scheme

Bibliometric Details: Issue No: 2 | Issue Month:February | Issue Year:2020

The Karnataka State government has launched the Janasevaka scheme in a few municipal corporation wards on 4 February. The scheme was earlier implemented in Dasarahalli area on a pilot basis. It will be extended to Mahadevapura, Bommanahalli and Rajajinagar areas. Janasevaka scheme: Janasevaka scheme was launched by Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa. The scheme will ensure home delivery of various services like ration cards, health cards, and senior citizen identity.  The scheme will pertain to 53 services and involve 11 departments. The programme aims to avail the benefits of government schemes at the doorstep.  The scheme aims to make the lives of the citizens of Karnataka easy by launching this scheme. It will ensure the on-time delivery of government services to citizens by practising innovative and efficient management systems through capacity. The scheme will benefit the senior citizens in the state. Under the scheme, one volunteer will be allocated for each ward. These volunteers have been outsourced.  A toll-free helpline was set up for the scheme. It will work from 8 am to 8 pm.  Under the scheme, Rs.115 will be charged to provide the home delivery services.  The Karnataka government has decided to seek information under the RTI Act easy by making it online. People can now apply from home by paying the fee online. This will make the process hassle-free.

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