As part of  Digital India Programme, a Project Development Fund (PDF) funded by World Bank has been established under the National e-Governance Division, Deity to provide financial assistance to the Centre/State/UTs for formulation and conceptualization of new and innovative e-Governance initiatives associated with Mission Mode Projects (MMPs), areas other than existing MMPs, Pilot or prototype projects for e-Governance and Innovative projects. Administrative approval was provided for release of Rs 5 Crores towards Grant- in –Aid  to National e-Governance Division under Media Lab Asia for establishment of PDF for the financial year 2014-15

 The PDF is available for the following activities:

I. Consulting fee for technical and financial feasibility studies

II. DPR preparation for new projects

III. Out of pocket expenses for requirement gathering  e.g workshops, field visits etc

IV. Any other assistance for developing projects

Many proposals were received by NeGD pursuant to the letters sent by NeGD to all Secretaries of Central Ministries /Departments and all IT Secretaries of State/UT Governments inviting project proposals.  Out of the projects received, the following 14 projects were funded in the financial year 2015-2016

S.No Project Name State/ Ministry
1 Designing of portal for online registration of Government Exams Arunachal Pradesh
2 Citi Wifi Connectivity Service Provider Arunachal Pradesh
3 Digital Library Meghalaya
4 Wi-Fi hotspot Nagaland
5 Enterprise Architecture Nagaland
6 Single window e-Business Nagaland
7 e-Animal Health Card Gujarat
8 Development of Integrated e-Gov platform for watershed Management under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sanchai Yojna  Minsitry of rural development
9 Electronic Innovation Platform Telangana
10 Identification of Govt processes for IT enablement and their mainstreaming with existing processes and application, MoFPI M/o Food Processing Industry
11 Development of a Prototype Centralized Financial Software for NSFDCs Loan Management

 

Ministry of social justice and Empowerment , GOI

 

12  Personal Information Management System Sports Authority of India
13 Trainees Information Management System Sports Authority of India
14 Shramik Sathi – Electronic Delivery of Services of the Labour Department West Bengal
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