Chandigarh, July 7 – While underlining the significance of education, Haryana Chief Minister Mr. Manohar Lal today launched four major digital initiatives including Phase-I of PARIVARTAN School MIS portal, ITI online admission portal, Knowledge Lit Career- KLiC courses introduced by Haryana Knowledge Corporation Limited and implementation of digital university framework in Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra.
While speaking on the occasion here today, the Chief Minister appreciated that the State government is moving towards advancements and progress in all our e-initiatives.
The Chief Minister, who launched these programmes on the concluding day of Digital India Week programme, said that the government had observed December 25 as good governance day and successfully launched CM Window for redressal of grievances, e-registration, e-stamping and Aadhar link birth registration. He said that the government had also decided to link 164 services with online system so as to ensure hassle free delivery of services to people. Out of these, more than 24 services have been linked and remaining are in process. The government’s endeavour was that online system should reach village level and benefit of digital India digital Haryana reach the common man, he added.
The Chief Minister described the role of digitalization as matchless and indescribable in preventing the corruption at all levels saying that IT and online services are immensely helpful in this direction. He said that the lesser human interference will reduce corruption. He reminded that Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi had apprised him about computer system in year 1996. About 20 years back, nobody imagined that the usage of computer would grow so much in times to come.
He said that in present era, as all things are moving towards smartness, state government is also going to make an experiment in this direction. He said that the State government is going to install smart electricity meters to facilitate the department as well as consumers.
With the digitalization of maximum services either introduced or being launched, he said that the online services would provide plenty of benefits to all including children, students and senior citizens. They need not to go anywhere for their routine work and digitalization would also ensure transparency at all levels, he added.
The Chief Minister also emphasized on providing computer education in schools so as to make the students technology savvy. The Chief Minister congratulated the concerned officials for their earnest efforts in making the Digital India Week programme a great success
Additional Chief Secretary Industries, Mr. Devender Singh apprised the Chief Minister about the various activities started by the IT department.
Those present in the meeting included Finance Minister Capt. Abhimanyu, Vice Chancellor Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra Lt. General (Retd.) D.D.S. Sandhu, Principal Secretary, School Education Mr. T.C. Gupta, Principal Secretary Industrial Training Mr. Anil Kumar, OSD to Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Sharma, Secretary IT Mr. Vijendra Singh and other senior officers.