Avalokana Software

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Apr 22, 2022, 8:36

CM BS Yediyurappa of Karnataka has recently introduced a helpful software intending to determine the fund release according to the sanctions and expenditure incurred by the different departments known as Avalokana Software. It is useful to provide information about the financial as well as the physical performance of the 30 districts of Karnataka. This e-governance tool offers a focused eye view of various government plans and schemes.

What is Avalokana Software?

BS Yediyurappa recently launched Avalokana in a meeting with District Deputy Commissioners and Chief Executive Officers of Zilla Panchayat as a useful software to track government funds and grants to various government programs. Avalokana Software aims to bring transparency regarding the financial and physical performance of the State.

Avalokana is a transparent e-governance software that determines assembly constituency-wise release of allocations and grants of the government under various development schemes. This tool helps to access data on the expenditures and sanctions incurred by the 39 departments on 1,800 government programs. This tool will help boost the government’s hold over resources.

Avalokana Software - Overall Coverage

The Avalokana Software represents special visualizations that determine the budget of the State to utilize the overall budget.

Hence, the tool provides an eye-focused view on the disaggregate budget allocations and development programs and expenditures under Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS), Tribal Sub Plan (TPS), Sustainable Government Goals (SDGs), Scheduled Caste Sub-Plan (SCSP), and Gender Budget.

Moreover, the tool can successfully track the progress reports of Special Development Plans (SDP) and Externally Aided Projects (EAP).

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Features of the Avalokana Software

The Avalokana Software has many salient features, which are as follows:

  • This software is convenient, the navigation is speedy, and it is accessible in both Kannada and English.
  • The user can efficiently lookout for the performance of the State and district.
  • The user can easily download the database and document, supporting all types of document formats.
  • This tool separates department-wise performance based on the different fiscal reports.
  • Avalokana Software provides the fiscal data of 200 or more Taluks in Karnataka.
  • Avalokana is an e-governance tool that provides data regarding the financial and physical performance of 30 districts of Karnataka.
  • This tool also provides the assembly constituency-wise performance data.
  • Avalokana can also efficiently ensure high fiscal transparency and accountability.

Funds of India’s Central Government

There are three different types of Central funds, which are the following:

  • Consolidated Fund of India- Under article 266 of the Indian Constitution, it is filled by the interests on loans and direct and indirect taxes.
  • Contingency Fund of India- Under article 267 of the Indian Constitution, it is used to meet the unforeseen expenditure of the government.
  • Public Account of India- The money neither received by the Government of India nor covered in the Consolidated Fund of India is credited to the Public Account of India.

The Avalokana Software is a turning point to an effective way of determining the fiscal data of the government. It ensures a high degree of fiscal accountability, so the government can easily decide on releasing funds according to the spending incurred by the different departments.

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FAQs on Avalokana Software

Q.1) Who introduced the Avalokana Software?

CM BS Yediyurappa of Karnataka has recently introduced a helpful software intending to determine the fund release according to the sanctions and expenditure incurred by the different departments. This essential software is known as Avalokana Software.

Q.2) What is the purpose of Avalokana Software?

Avalokana Software is useful to provide information about the financial as well as the physical performance of 30 districts of Karnataka. This e-governance tool offers a focused eye view of various government plans and schemes.

Q.3) What is the primary objective of Avalokana Software?

Avalokana Software aims to bring transparency to the financial and physical performance of Karnataka.

Q.4) What can the Avalokana Software track?

The Avalokana Software can successfully track the progress reports of Special Development Plans (SDP) and Externally Aided Projects (EAP).

Q.5) How many languages does Avalokana Software support?

Avalokana Software is accessible in Kannada and English.