JAMMU: The state government is creating a central database of all its employees, which will be used to disburse salaries from December 2018, Minister for Finance Haseeb Drabu said Tuesday.
In a review meeting on Centralized Personal Information System (CPIS) on Tuesday Drabu directed the IT Department to expedite the generation of database having all necessary information of the government employees.
The meeting was informed that information of around 3 lakh employees has been generated in the database till date and work on the remaining is in progress.
The Minister also asked the IT Department to explore all the possible uses of the database and consider it as a ‘Digital Asset’ which can be used for overall human resource management and for employees related welfare measures.
He stressed on the increased use of technology in the governance process and formulating comprehensive document of all ongoing projects.
Dr Drabu pitched for placing IT Advisor in every government department besides asked IT department to share the data with Finance and General Administration department for its better utilization.