Delhi govt to go ‘paperless’, gives nod to e-office proposal
“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 of the government,” said Delhi government spokesperson.
He further added that simultaneously all other departments and their attached offices will also start necessary preparations for implementation of e-office.
“In the said 15 departments, there will be no physical movement of files from December 1 this year,” he added. This move of the government will ensure online work in all the government offices as in the current <g data-gr-id="25">paper based</g> file system substantial time is spent in creating, searching and transferring documents, files. There is <g data-gr-id="32">loss</g> of files also due to theft and fire. Furthermore, the present system of file movement consumes a lot of papers which has direct bearing on tree and environment besides a large amount of storage space is required.
The physical files are also prone for manipulation. “Delhi <g data-gr-id="180">government in order to provide a transparent, efficient and time bound services to the public</g> has decided to implement e-office. E-office provides an effective mechanism to work in a paperless environment, monitor the performance of individuals, enabling employees to work at their convenience,” informed the government spokesperson.
According to the government, department of Information Technology will be the nodal department for the above project. Delhi government has created a Delhi e-governance society and has already procured a combined single user license.
The Cabinet has also permitted individual departments to procure required hardware, manpower from <g data-gr-id="28">NICSI</g> at empanelled rates based on the gap analysis report for the implementation of the above project.