Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will declare Ernakulam as e-district, a project aimed at issuing various government certificates through Akshaya centres, at Town Hall on February 23.

Additional District Magistrate B. Ramachandran said that connecting village offices and Akshaya centres through broadband has been completed in the district.

Laptops loaded with the software concerned will be handed over to village office authorities.

Training for the officials is progressing.

A meeting of coordinators of Akshaya centres and village officers for a final review will be held at the district panchayat hall on February 12.

e-district is being implemented by the Kerala State IT Mission.