The 28th state of the Indian Union was brought into existence by the Bihar reorganization Act on November 15, 2000. Jharkhand has an area of 79714 Sq. km and a population of 26,909,428 (As per 2001 census). Jharkhand's culture is rich and diverse and as a result unique in its very own way. Government of Jharkhand is committed to use ICT to transform its functioning to build Citizen-centric, inclusive and development oriented information society by transforming its functioning to provide services to the common man in a cost-effective, transparent and easily accessible manner. Some of the key e-governance initiatives in Jharkhand are File-Tracker, Integrated Prison Management System and Treasuries Integration Project etc.