Expedite implementation of e-office: Singh to states, UTs

NEW DELHI: Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Friday appealed to all states and Union territories to expedite implementation of e-office or digitisation of government work.
During a review meeting of the Ministry of Personnel, Public grievances and Pensions, Singh discussed various initiatives towards digitisation and e-governance.
“The minister also appealed to the state governments to expedite the implementation of e-office in their respective states/Union territories,” a statement issued by the Personnel Ministry said.
He said the Centre has offered state governments all guidance in implementation of e-office, the latest being the newly created UTs of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.
In total, 75 central ministries/departments are actively using the e-office platform, with the Ministry of AYUSH being the recent to go live on it, the statement said.
Out of them, 57 ministries/departments have achieved the desired target of 80 per cent on e-office platform, with the Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries being the latest to have achieved this, it said.
During the meeting, issues, including vision document of the ministry, 100-day agenda of the departments, vacancy position in the departments, grievance redressal status, training programmes under the National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) and RTI portal among others, were discussed. —PTI

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