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Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department

Government of Karnataka

Panchatantra 2.0

Digital Platform for Governance in Panchayat Raj Institutions

About Us

Karnataka with 5955 Grama Panchayats has introduced numerous reforms and measures for supporting Grama Panchayats and enabling effective implementation of rural development programmes.Karnataka and the RDPR Department has been the flag bearer in adopting e-Governance practices and developed the award-winning Panchatantra 1.0 solution a decade ago and laid the path of Digital Transformation of PRIs in the Country. Carrying its legacy as the leader in e-Governance, The RDPR Department, Government of Karnataka envisioned developing the Panchatantra 2.0 Solution, that is a step ahead towards further Modernization& Digital Transformation of all functions of Grama Panchayats

About Panchatantra 2.0

Panchatantra 2.0 is envisioned as a comprehensive and holistic platform to strengthen, digitize & centralize all key functions and operations of Grama Panchayats. It will be a single sign on solution to enable & digitize all key aspects of a Grama Panchayats while ensuring appropriate linkages and integrations with other Applications and Databases to ensure a one platform for end-end operations, governance and reporting.

Vision and Objectives

1. Enhance Impact and Reach

Enhance the reach impact of Benefits through streamlined service procedures for Citizen Service Delivery thcwgh Bapuji Seva Kendra.

2. Strengthen PRIs

Enable adherence to guidelines and processes through adoption of technology leading to enhanced operational and governance efficiency.


3. Streamline Operations

Standardize and streamline processes for higher performance. participatory planning & sustainable development

4. Measure and Improve Performance

Track. measure and report performance of PRIs across key indicators to drive data driven outcomes


5. Enhanced Revenues

Adoption of technology enabled tax calculations, additional service avenues for citizens leading to enhanced transparent systems of revenue collection and management.

Panchatantra 2.0 Impact and Benefits

P2.0 envisions to enable & empower not just the Citizens but also Stakeholders at all levels to perform their role in a more efficient & outcome driven manneralong with enabling higher performance and maintaining transparency at every level keeping citizen service delivery at the heart of governance:

Ministry & Heads of Department

Accurate & updates information at all times with appropriate analytics & Dashboardine

Transparency for Social Audits & RT' Compliance

Efficient Governance, Higher Revenues for State

CEOs, ZP and EOS, Talukas

Efficient planning, consolidation & tracking mechanisms at Taluka/ ZP levels

Remote and digitally enabled reviews & apprwals by Individuals/ Committees

PD0s, GP

Tools, data and mechanism for efficient GP Level planning & monitoring

Easier coordination & approvals

Staff management support

PRI staff

Devices, tools and systems enabling easier operations & higher efficiencies

Timely & digital payments to Staff, vendors, agencies

Way Forward

Panchatantra 2.0 would be developed initially for the core functions of Grama Panchayats with a vision to scale to more functions and stakeholders in the future. Following highlights the phased approach for the Digital Transformation of Panchayat Raj Institution in the state.

P2.0-GP Core Functions
Phase I

Core functions of GPs

Scheme/Funds Coverage:Execution/Expenditure by GPs

Coordination & Integration with select Financial Management. Solutions, payment gateways, select applications & dbs

Coverage Expansion
Phase II

Expansion of Scheme/ Funds coverage to ones where GPs identify beneficiaries or facilitate reach/ execution / expenditure to ensure appropriate digital enablers & reportingCore functions of GPs

PRI Expansion
Phase III

Inclusion of ZP, TP & IAs

Scheme / Funds Coverage: Execution by GPs, ZPs, TPs, IAs

Coordination & Integration with other Scheme & Line Department Application

Holistic Expansion
Phase IV

Interation & Alignment with key Line Departments followed by all across participatory & decision making processes, ICT application & RD performance metrics