Delhi govt to enter e-gov age from Dec 1

All departments in Delhi administration will take to e-office concept and eliminate paper work

GN Bureau | August 27, 2015


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The national capital will take enter e-governance in most complete and comprehensive manner from December 1 and take the position of a pioneer in e-office system.

The Delhi government will switch to e-offices and the Cabinet has given its approval for the implementation of e-offices in all government departments, reports The Indian Express.

The newspaper quoted an official of the Delhi government that “Delhi will be the first state to implement e-office in all its departments.”

“In the first phase, it will be implemented in 15 departments. Simultaneously, all other departments and their attached offices will also start necessary preparations for its implementation. In these 15 departments, there will be no physical movement of files from December 1,” the official said.

It eliminates paper-based system as it takes time to create, search and transfer files from departments. Paper files are also at a risk of being stolen or burnt.

Meanwhile, the Delhi government has moved all projects under the MLA Local Area Development (LAD) online. Making a presentation of the online page, IT secretary Vasanta Kumar said Delhi’s 70 MLAs will be provided with user names and passwords and they can get approval and estimates for their projects using the LAD online.

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