Punjab

Punjab is on the northwest part of India. Enterprise and endeavour, these two words symbolize the essential spirit of the people of Punjab. Punjab has earned its epithet: "Granary of India" through the enterprising spirit, and untiring toil of its people. Punjabi Culture is one of the oldest and richest cultures in world history from ancient antiquity to the modern era. The Punjabi Culture is the culture of the Punjabi people, which is now distributed throughout the world. The state of Punjab has an area of 50362 sq. km and a population of 24.29 million (As per 2001 census). The Punjab Government has developed VISION 2020 for the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Government Departments. Punjab is using Information & Communication Technology (ICT) as a vehicle to improve e-Governance and service delivery to the citizens in Government departments. Some of the key initiatives of Punjab are Suwidha Integrated Citizen Services, integrated Land Records Management System, ICT Education Project, e-Procurement, and e-District etc.