How to register for e-Shakti card in Bihar, NREGA card

What is e--Shakti card in Bihar? E-Shakti was started to remove corruption in National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) in Bihar, by Bihar government with help of Smaarftech Limited, Glodyne Technoserve. You can call at E-Shakti toll free number or got to E-Shakti address patna to apply for e-Shakti card in Bihar.

What is e-Shakti card in Bihar

e-Shakti was started in 2009 to root out corruption in implementation of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act also known as NREGA in Bihar. In e-shakti, personal and biometric information (photograph and all 10 fingerprints) of a NREGA worker is recorded and a bank account is opened for each adult member of the household. E-shakti card will have all such details as permanent address, bank account number and number of days the person worked and got wages in a year. More than 10 Lakhs E-shakti card has been distributed by the Bihar Governmnet with the help of Smaartech Technologies limited. The plan is to distribute E-Shakti card among more than 2.5 crores NREGA beneficiaries in Bihar in Coming years. In the bank account opened with e-shakti for NREGA workers, you can do Cash Withdrawal along with other banking facilities like opening a Recurring deposit account, apply for Loans etc. In villages where bank branches are not available, money will delivered to you door steps.

How to register for e-Shakti card in Bihar

The registration for e-Shakti card in Bihar is free of cost and any adult can enroll himself when registration for his village is going on during the data collection exercise carried out by Smarttech persons. Smarttech Technologies, a subsidiary of Glodyne Technoserve, and is responsible for collection data and distribution of e-shakti, cards in Bihar Villages.

Advantages of e-shakti card in NREGA in Bihar

  • E-Shakti project will help even an illiterate person from a remote village in Bihar to get paid for working under the NREGA scheme
  • This will help Rural Development Department of Bihar government to identify eligible beneficiaries of NREGA scheme.
  • It will generate more employment directly and indirectly, along with improving economic condition of rural Bihar.
  • With the help of e-Shakti, all the process right from registration, receipts, works, attendance, wage distribution has been digitized and will reduce paper work.
  • Time between work done and wages has been reduced from 6-7 weeks to 5 days with the help of e-Shakti.
  • The automation has resulted in visible cost savings for the government.

  • Who is implementing e-shakti in Bihar?
    Glodyne Technoserve thorough its subsidary Smaarftech Limited along with Bihar government.

    Bihar has also started a call centre under E—shakti project for NREGA workers and e-Shakti card holders. If you have any questions regarding E-shakti or want to register complaint, you can call the toll free number of e-shakti.
    E—shakti call centre address:
    538, AG Place, West Boring Canal Road, Patna, Bihar, 800001
    E—shakti toll free number: 18003452244


    Author: Phagu Mahato10 Jun 2012 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

    Thank your Skp
    It is a valuable resource for the citizen of Bihar. It is truly a good article .Because with the help of this article we know about the detail information of E-Shakti card in Bihar and we also know about the process of registration for this card.

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