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Digital India: Health Ministry new eGreetings on portal



Health Ministry and Family Welfare Discontinues paper-based Greetings with eGreetings starting this festival season

The Health Ministry and Family Welfare have decided to go forward with eGreetings instead of paper-based greetings starting this festival season with the aim to reduce the use of paper and give a boost to digital initiatives of the Government and to promote a contemporary and eco-friendly method of sending greeting.

In a circular issued on 10 October, the health ministry has advised its staffs to send festival greeting in the form of eGreetings.

Further, the ministry has also said that it will not entertain any request for printing of season’s greeting cards.

The eGreetings can be sent through the eGreetings portal of the ministry of Electronics and Information Technology development as part of the ‘Digital India’ initiative.

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

Government Departments can also customize the greeting by adding tag-line and messages related to their programmes and scheme.

The portal includes greeting for various occasions, including Days of National impotence. The portal also addressed greetings of the specific needs of government organization.

For instance, the specific template can be created for National Science day, Women’s Day, various health days, along with foe National campaigns.

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

The designs and templates of the greetings are being crowdsourced. The portal is also open to use by all citizens.

This would promote greater interaction and participation of citizens in the process of creative work for the government as well as dissemination of information pertaining to subjects of national importance.

The portal is also open to all citizens for sending eGreetings to their family and friends. Users can access the portal using the link


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