Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region
(DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy
and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh has said that 25 Ministries/ Departments will be
turned into e-office by the end of this month. He also said that there has been
an increase of a whopping 6000%, in the number of e-files with 4,62,000 e-files
generated in 2017, compared to 8,000 e-files last year.
visiting the office premises of Department of Administrative Reforms and Public
Grievances (DARPG), Dr Singh said under the guidance of Prime
Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the Departments are committed to provide maximum
Governance to the public. He said that the process involved in the Civil
Services Day has been completely transformed by DARPG in the last three years,
as the participation and involvement of stakeholders has increased many folds.
He said that DARPG is seen as the HR department of the Government of India. All
good practices originate from this Department, he added.
said that an MoU between India and Portugal on Cooperation in the field of
Public Administration and Governance Reforms has been recently approved by the
Cabinet. Dr Jitendra Singh expressed happiness over the fact that there has
been near 100% disposal of grievances under Centralized Public Grievance
Redress and Monitoring System (CPGRAMS) and 50% of the feedbacks received under
Centralized Pension Grievance Redressal and Monitoring System (CPENGRAMS), have
expressed satisfaction on their grievance redressal.
DARPG Shri C Viswanath said that Modernisation and Swachhta go hand in hand and
the allocation for DAPRG Modernisation has been doubled compared to last year.
He said that the Department has implemented 100% e-office with digitisation of
records. He also said that 58 Central Ministries/Departments and 33 States and
UTs have abolished affidavits and attestation. He highlighted the various
activities being undertaken by the Department during the Swachhta
The DARPG is
undertaking various activities like recording, reviewing and weeding out of old
records, digitization of records, disposal of old and obsolete items etc. A
poster(s)/ slogan competition has also been organised on the theme of Swachha
Bharat. The best workstation will also be declared in the Department and
appreciation certificate will be awarded to the winner. The Department has also
planned to utilise Rs 10 lakhs for Swachhta related activities in the
department during the current financial year. The Department of Pension &
Pensioners' Welfare is also undertaking similar activities during this
Pakhwada. Senior officers of the DARPG and Department of Pension &
Pensioners' Welfare were also present on the occasion.