Hon'ble Chief Minister, HP Launches S3WAAS Website of District Kullu and iOS Mobile App
Sh. Jai Ram Thakur, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh launched the newly developed website of District Kullu on S3WAAS platform and the iOS (Apple) based mobile app of Rohtang Pass Permits at a function in Manali, District Kullu. The website has been redeveloped as part of NIC’s national effort to shift all sites on the Secure, Scalable and Sugamaya Website As A Service platform. These sites have the advantage of adhering to GIGW and WCAG guidelines along with the hosting on secure https protocol.
As per the directive of Sh. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon’ble Union Minister of Electronics and IT, GoI, Himachal Pradesh is the leading State in the country in converting the existing District Administration sites on the S3WAAS platform.
The NIC Hqrs has developed the S3WAAS platform for meeting the objective of secure, scalable, bilingual, GIGW compliant District websites.
On this occasion, Hon’ble MP Sh. Ram Swaroop Sharma, Hon’ble Minister of Transport & Forest Sh. Govind Singh Thakur, Hon’ble MLA Banjar Constituency Sh. Surender Shourie, Deputy Commissioner Kullu Sh. Yunus, DIO-NIC Kullu Brijender Kumar Dogra, and District Heads of many Departments were present. The iOS App has been developed by Competency Centre for Mobile Apps, Shimla. Earlier it was available on Android platform. The app will help the tourists to check the availablity of permits for a selected date, Permit Status, Validity of the Permit, Permit Download and FAQ’s.
For the S3WAAS website, Sh. Vinod Garg, DIO Hamirpur and Sh. Vijay Kumar, DIO Sirmaur guided, advised and are coordinating the entire effort in Himachal Pradesh.