GPMS (Gram Panchayat Management System) is a part of the e-Governance initiatives of the Panchayats & Rural Development Department of the Government of West Bengal, focused to Gram Panchayats which is the lowest tier of the three-tier Panchayati Raj system and the institution closest to the common people. It is a program designed in-house by the Computerization Cell of the Department. The prime focus of the software is to standardize the accounting system of the PRIs and to make account keeping easy, transparent and comfortable to the users. Double Entry Cash Basis accounting system is followed in the software. GPMS also helps the Gram Panchayats in rendering a number of citizen centric services viz., issue of Birth & Death Certificates, Assessment of Tax on Land and Buildings, Issue of Trade Certificates,Issue of Caste Certificates,Issue of Religion Certificates etc.