DC offices to go paperless by 2022: Secy

ITANAGAR, Sep 14: IT & Communication Secretary Sonam Chombay informed that the state government is working on a plan to make the offices of deputy commissioners (DC) across the state paperless by 2022.
Speaking at the valedictory function of a three-day district informatics officers’ (DIO) meet at the civil secretariat here on Friday, Chombay said, “Chief Minister Pema Khandu’s vision is to make DC offices paperless, in order to give transparent, efficient, and accountable government.”
He described the National Informatics Centre (NIC) as “the backbone for digital governance in the state” and advised the DIOs to be proactive in pushing the IT initiatives and projects in their respective districts.
He urged the DIOs to implement e-Office at the DC offices in all the districts in order to make the offices paperless by 2022.
All the DIOs and technical officers of the NIC’s state centre took part in the meet, and shared knowledge about mobile apps development, open web technology, cloud hosting, e-Service, e-Hospital, etc.
Earlier, State Informatics Officer Saibal Sarkar while inaugurating the programme advised the DIOs and the technical officers to regularly update their knowledge to stay abreast of the rapidly changing information technology scenario.