The much anticipated Chief Ministers e-governance venture 'Dashboard' will get functional in six months if everything goes according to scheduled plan, the Arunachal government said today.
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed today for its implementation between the State Department of Information Technology and Communications and consultants Ernst & Young (EY), in presence of Chief Minister Pema Khandu, Chief Secretary Satya Gopal and other officials here.
Director, IT & C Neelam Yapin Tana signed the MoU on behalf of the state government while EY was represented by its Engagement Partner Prakash Jayaram, an official communiqu said.
EYs Core Delivery Team headed by Programme Manager Nimish Gupta will work with the government and the NIC to give a concrete shape to the 'Dashboard' and make it functional.
Gupta and his team will be stationed in Itanagar for the working period of six months and then for another one year after its launch scheduled on April 30, 2018.
Congratulating the IT department, especially its Secretary Sonam Chombay, Special Secretary Prince Dhawan and Director Neelam Yapin Tana, the chief minister termed the milestone as another giant step towards Digital Arunachal Mission.
Khandu expressed satisfaction that the initiative was at last taking shape, which would be a game-changer in the history of the state in context of governance.
This Dashboard is an initiative to monitor Key Performance Indicators (KPI) of various departments online through a single-fit window. It will bring in transparency and better accountability which will enable effective decision making in quicker time period.'It will account for true reflections what is shown and what is actually happening," he said.
Expressing optimism that the Dashboard would build a mechanism to trace the reasons for delay of projects, Khandu suggested it should also display real-time information on the status of various projects and give a quick and graphical representation of the organizational data that would facilitate quick decisions at all levels.
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