25 ministries/departments will be turned into e-office by the end of this month says Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh.
He also said that there has been an increase of a whopping 6,000 per cent, in the number of e-files with 462,000 e-files generated in 2017, compared to 8,000 e-files last year.
Dr .Jitendra Singh said under the guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the departments are committed to provide maximum governance to the public.
C Viswanath, Secretary, DARPG said, “Modernisation and Swachhta go hand in hand and the allocation for DAPRG modernisation has been doubled compared to last year. The department has implemented 100 per cent e-office with digitisation of records. 58 central ministries/departments and 33 states and UTs have abolished affidavits and attestation.”
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.