The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, March 30
With an aim to make everyone familiarise with the functionalities of the JanParichay, NIC Punjab in collaboration with Department of Governance Reforms (DGR) Punjab and NIC Delhi JAN PARICHAY team organised one-day workshop at MGSIPA, Chandigarh.
Director DGR Mr Girish Dayalan, Deputy Director General NIC, Punjab Mr. Vivek Verma, SIO NIC Haryana Deepak Bansal and SIO NIC Chandigarh UT Mr Ramesh Gupta along with their team members participated in the workshop.
JanParichay is a single sign-on platform, which acts as one digital identity for all applications. The purpose to organise this workshop was to make everyone familiar with functionalities of the JanParichay and usage with respect to citizen-centric services. This system takes care of authentication and identity management and provide Government to Citizen (G2C) services seamlessly. It was proposed by Meity and entrusted NIC, C-DAC and NeGD to build National Single sign on (NSSO) platform under “Meri Pehchan”,
The main objective of JanParichay was to make convenient to the citizen by eliminating the need of repeatedly prove their identities to access the different citizen-centric services.
Any citizen, who wants to register for some government services, can use JanParichay even using their social media accounts. The user has to go through the eKYC with Aadhaar/PAN/DL. So with JanParichay, a citizen can login and access multiple services smoothly. It supports six different languages and is under the process of integrating Geo-fencing too. All citizen-centric services in Punjab will be provided through Jan Parichay for the convenience of citizens.
Meanwhile, the Officers of JanParichay Delhi team briefed about features, functionalities, migration strategies and its benefits and presented some case studies during the workshop. The team also told about the challenges which are being faced today in services delivery and need of the JanParichay. SIO Haryana and SIO Chandigarh appreciated for such type of initiative by NIC Punjab, DGR and NIC Delhi Team.