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 https://darpg.gov.in/sites/default/files/SECRETARIAT_REFORMS.pdf.

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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