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Uttar Pradesh is the most populous state in the country accounting for about 17 percent of the country’s population. It is the fourth largest state in terms of size covering nearly about 9 percent of the country’s geographical area. With 75 districts and nearly 1 lakh villages, the state is also larger than many countries of the world. However, it is a little known fact that Uttar Pradesh was one of the first states to kich start ICT initiatives in eGovernanace. The state already has a fully automated treasury system; the land records information is available on internet, land registry, transport, rural development, industry and many other sectors are already at advanced stages of computerization. Uttar Pradesh is also leading in implementation of a number of NeGP projects such as eDistrict & SWAN.

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