Public grievances disposed, files weeded, space freed… and Rs. 17.50 crore earned

Second Edition of ‘Secretariat Reforms’ report released

GN Bureau | February 23, 2023

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(Image: Ashish Asthana/GN)
(Image: Ashish Asthana/GN)

In pursuance of the decisions taken in the National workshop on 23.12.2022, DARPG published monthly report on “Secretariat Reforms” for January, 2023.

The Report is available at

Key highlights of the Report for the month of January, 2023 are as follows:

    Swachhata Campaign & Reduction in Pendency
        2,52,480 files were reviewed. 1,63,664 files weeded out, out of 1,79,175 files identified for weeding
        3,94,805 public grievances disposed out of 4,40,671 received (Disposal rate-89.59%)
        10,45,939 square feet of space freed in January, 2023
        Rs.17,49,91,167/- of revenue earned by scrap disposal in January, 2023
        Cleanliness Campaign conducted at 4,711 sites

    Increasing Efficiency in Decision Making
        64 Ministries/ Departments implemented delayering (42 fully de-layered; 22 partially de-layered)
        69 Ministries/ Departments implemented delegation
        Desk Officer System in operation in 28 Ministries/ Departments

    e-Office implementation and analytics
        72 ministries/ departments migrated on E-Office version 7.0
        31,60,392 Active e-Files against 8,94,329 Active physical files
        Active e-files increased to 31,60,392 in month ending 31st January, 2023 as against 28,17,775 active e-files in month ending 31st December, 2022
        10 Ministries/ Departments have 100% e-Receipts in the month of January, 2023

    Best Practices
        Ministry of Labour and Employment: EPFO Gorakhpur reported providing wheelchair facilities for senior citizens visiting the office
        Department of Agricultural Research and Education: An awareness program conducted on the importance of cleanliness and conversion of farm waste to wealth for school children at KVK Solapur
        Ministry of Railways: Vijayawada railway station segregated waste at source



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