Using Best Available Technology to Achieve Digital J&K’s Goal: LG Sinha in IT


Using Best Available Technology to Achieve Digital J&K’s Goal: LG Sinha in IT

“Aim to provide the best transparent online services within specified timeframes”

posted on February 08, 2022 | Author RK News

Jammu, 07 February: Lieutenant Governor (LG) Manoj Sinha on Monday instructed the Department of Information Technology (IT) to use the best available technologies to achieve the goal of Digital J&K.

He issued the guidelines while reviewing the IT department and discussing its strategic and political initiatives towards the digital mission.

The lieutenant governor said the UT government aims to provide the best and most transparent online services within specified timeframes.

It issued instructions to maintain a penalty provision if online service delivery deadlines are breached to ensure hassle-free and timely services to the common man.

The Lieutenant Governor further instructed the IT department to use the best technologies available to achieve Digital J&K’s goal.

During the meeting, Sanjay Gaden, Principal Consultant (Head-SeMT)-NISG briefed the Lieutenant Governor via a PowerPoint presentation on the Digital Services Blueprint, which is based on a unified interface, major reforms and a improved digital infrastructure.

He was informed that the IT department is working on revamping digital services with better digital infrastructure, trained human capital and alignment of high value ICT projects with sustainable results.

It was also mentioned during the meeting that e-offices have been established by all major UT departments and field offices.

Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary; Nitishwar Kumar, Principal Secretary to the Lieutenant Governor; Ms. Prerna Puri, Secretary of the Information Technology Department; Amit Sharma, CEO, Jammu and Kashmir e-Governance Agency; representatives of the Center for the Development of Advanced Computing, as well as other relevant officials from the IT department attended the meeting.

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