Government Launches E-Greetings

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With the aim to reduce use of paper and give a boost to digital initiatives of the Government and to promote a contemporary and eco-friendly method of sending greetings, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has decided to go forward with e-Greetings instead of paper-based greetings starting this festive season.

The e-Greetings can be sent through the e-Greetings portal of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology developed as part of the “Digital India” initiative.

The eGreeting portal created by DeitY and NIC allows users to select and send greetings from multiple occasion-specific templates.

The portal is also open to all citizens for sending eGreetings to their family and friends. Users can access the portal using the link http://egreetings.india.gov.in.

Government Departments can also customize the greetings by adding tag-lines and messages related to their programmes and schemes. The portal includes greetings for various occasions, including days of national importance.

The portal also addresses eGreetings of the specific needs of government organizations. For instance, specific templates can be created for National Science Day, Women’s Day, various health days, as well as for national campaigns.

Each department can create its own greetings and slogans to connect with their employees, colleagues and stakeholders.

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