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District administration to go paperless soon, says new Deputy commissioner

District administration to go paperless soon, says new Deputy commissioner
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Gurugram: Emphasis on ensuring transparency, communication and sanitation will be the top priority in coming months said new deputy commissioner (DC) Amit Khatri in his first official interaction with the reporters on

Thursday.

In order to implement efficiency and transparency in the functioning of the district administration, the 2011 IAS officer said that soon the project of e-government will be undertaken.

Under this plan, all the workings of the government department under his department will be made paperless and the citizen will be able to track the progress of the file work online.

Khatri also highlighted the importance of social media and stated that his team will now develop stronger communication mediums.

"The priorities of a stronger communication channel will not only be two-way communication that is to be encouraged but the city is also made aware of the works being done by the deputy commissioner office," said Khatri.

Starting from district mini-secretariat, Khatri also highlighted that he will also ensure that beginning from the government departments the sanitation and cleanliness will be spread in other parts of the district.

It is important to note that during his stint as the additional commissioner of MCG, Khatri was credited with initiating the decentralised sewage treatment

plan.

Under this plan, the large amount of sewage that used to be unutilised by flowing into Najafgarh drain and Yamuna river was tapped, treated and then utilised for watering the public

parks.

Amit Khatri, who is the former DC of Jind, was lauded for his role in holding the elections in the district on January.

With the richest district in the state preparing for the Lok Sabha elections and Vidhan Sabha elections, the 32-year-old IAS official also spoke of the preparations for the elections.

He said that no stone will be unturned by his administration when it comes to ensuring free and fair elections. It was also stated that the camps will be held for the voters where the problems will be addressed.

This is for the first time where more than a million voters in Gurugram district will be eligible to vote in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

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