YB WEB DESK. Dated: 1/23/2021 2:13:50 PM

Jammu, Jan 22 Principal Secretary to Lieutenant Governor, Nitishwar Kumar today chaired a meeting to review implementation of the directions of Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha with regard to achievements in public services delivery through digital platform, besides best practices in Public Administration and execution of three works in each department targeted for 2020-21 fiscal. The meeting was attended by Administrative Secretaries, various Heads of Departments and other senior officers from their respective departments. Divisional Commissioner Kashmir and all Deputy Commissioners of Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory attended the meeting via video conferencing. The Principal Secretary reviewed department-wise and sector-wise implementation of the directions of Lieutenant Governor with regard to identifying the delivery of public services through digital platform, best practices in public administration, identification and execution of three works in each department in the Financial Year 2020- 21, besides registration of beneficiaries under SEHAT and distribution of cards, digitization of land records and Wakf properties and Geo-tagging. At the outset, the Principal Secretary enquired about the utility and other amenities along Srinagar- Jammu National Highway and the pace of works on the projects to be finished this fiscal. Regarding the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojna (PMAY), it was given out that certain districts are lagging behind in achieving the set targets. To this, Principal Secretary Kumar directed Secretary Rural Development Department and concerned Deputy Commissioners to expedite the process of identifying, tracing beneficiaries and subsequent sanctioning process for them. While reviewing the functioning of the Information Technology Department, he was informed that all the departments have been asked to move to digital platforms by making available all public services online on their websites. The Principal Secretary asked the IT Department to bring all departmental websites and their services on a common online platform so that people taking rounds to government offices could be reduced and all services be extended to them through digital platforms. The Principal Secretary also reviewed the targets of Forest, Environment and Ecology Department, wherein he was briefed about various schemes and projects taken up by the department for the implementation during the current fiscal.


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