Instruments of Smart Village

The following 21 Instruments are proposed for a Smart Village:


1. Smart Village Portal with SMS Gateway: The Portal to have linkage to all Government Authorities for sending automatic messages on different subjects e.g.,

  1. if the delivery is due in a household they can send SMS Message to the ANM Worker and the Primary Health Centre
  2. the repair of road message should go to the PWD Junior Engineer looking after that road etc; All these should be reflected on the Smart Village Portal also for referencing and tracking;

2. Village Play Schools: Conversion of Aanganwari Centres into Play Schools for Children;

3. Smart Schools: Every village should have Smart Schools with modern gadgets and e-learning access;

4. Multi-faceted Village Suvidha Kendra:

  1. Lodging Grievances and Providing Status of Grievances: Providing access to lodge an online grievance
  2. Providing Basic Citizen Services: Paper Based Citizen Services like Birth/Death/Marriage/Domicile certificates
  3. Access and assistance to use Government Schemes: Providing information about Government Schemes and filling up forms, making proposals etc
  4. Access and assistance for Admissions: Providing information about admission in various educational and professional institutions in India and abroad etc
  5. Access and assistance to Jobs: Access to Job Portals and assistance for preparing resume, filling up forms etc
  6. Access and assistance for Skill Development Programmes: Access to Skill Development Programmes and Initiatives of the Government/ Corporate/ NGOs etc and assistance for participation
  7. Access and assistance for Agri-Services: Access to the information about agri-based services and assistance for availing those services online/ offline
  8. Access and assistance for Animal Related Services: Access to the information about animal-care related services and assistance for availing those services online/ offline
  9. Access and assistance for Health Related Services: Access to the information about health related services and assistance for availing those services online/ offline
  10. Access and assistance for Other Services

5. Smart Primary Health Centre (PHC): The village should have a Smart PHC with latest health & IT facilities for providing proper health care to the rural community at the village itself;

6. Smart Veterinary Hospital (VH): The village should have a Smart Veterinary Hospital with latest health & IT facilities for providing proper health care to the animals at the village itself;

7. Proper Electricity Infrastructure and 24x7 Access to electricity.

8. Solar energy plant to preserve electricity at the village level itself

9. Proper metalled roads and streets

10. Proper village sanitation system

11. Hygienic Drinking Water Plant and 24x7 Access to pure water

11. Hygienic Drinking Water Plant and 24x7 Access to pure water

12. Mobile Tower for Wi-fi and Broadband Connectivity

13. Bank Branch with ATM Facility

14. Dumping ground for Garbage and Garbage Processing Plant

15. Rain water harvesting

16. Rural market with access to all basic items

17. Common Meeting Place with proper infrastructure

18. Village Playground

19. Common Marriage Hall

20. Village Theatre

21. Cooperative Dairy

A COMPREHENSIVE PERSPECTIVE VILLAGE INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN must be put in place to ensure all round developments of the village.