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The Mid Day Meal Scheme is one of the most well-known schemes initiated by the Government of India. NIC, Himachal Pradesh has taken the initiative to push the effciency of the scheme to the next level using ICT by creating the MDM-ARMS software and a related mobile based App to improve the management of the scheme at the State as well as the District level.
With the aim to provide Right Quantity of Right Product on Right Place on Right Time in Right Condition at Right Cost for Right People and also to streamline the distribution of drugs to institutions and ensure availability of drugs at all times, a new, innovative system called online Drug Inventory and Supply Chain Management System (SCMIS) has been introduced in the state of Haryana.
Tucked away at the southernmost tip of the Northeast, the state of Tripura has made significant contribution to public health care by pioneering e-Hospital@NIC-an integrated Hospital Management Information System (HMIS) which now runs in almost 30 major public hospitals across the country, including premier institutions such as AIIMS and RML in Delhi and NIMHANS in Bangalore. It is an HL7 Development Framework (HDF) compliant and ISO IEC 9126 certified end-to-end solution for managing processes and services in hospitals including providing telemedicine services.
C.K. Dhar, Chaitali Bhattacharjee
National Knowledge Network (NKN) due to high bandwidth and low latency has ensured the creation of applications which will be beneficial to all stakeholders in science, technology, governance and research & development. A model project funded by NKN and executed by NIC, New Delhi; AIIMS (Radiology and Orthodontics), New Delhi; CSIRCSIO, Chandigarh and OrthoCAD Cell, IIT, Mumbai is an extension of CollabCAD to include medical and dental applications. This proof-of-concept is now transformed to Collaborative Digital Diagnosis System - CollabDDS.
To monitor Revised National Tuberculosis Programme (RNTCP) effectively, a web-enabled and case-based monitoring application called NIKSHAY has been developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC). This is used by health functionaries at various levels across the country in association with Central TB Division (CTD), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. NIKSHAY covers various aspects of controlling TB using technological innovations. Apart from web based technology, SMS services have been used effectively for communication with patients and monitoring the programme on day-to-day basis.
Sunil Kumar

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