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34 govt depts awarded certificates of appreciation for implementing e-office

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

today awarded certificates of appreciation to 34 central ministries for implementing in departments under them, according to an official statement.

The gave certificates of appreciation to the secretaries of these ministries and appealed to other departments and ministries to follow the same practice, and shift to

Singh, the of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, appealed to the state governments to adopt the practices of good governance.

is one of the projects under Digital programme which allows 'paperless' working.

The intends to make all its departments paper-free in the near future, the minister said.

The and Public Grievances (DAR&PG) is the nodal department for implementation of e-office project. (NIC) is the technical partner in this project.

Since August 2016, DAR&PG is coordinating with all central ministries through rigorous review meetings on the status of implementation of e-office.

"As a result of this continuous and proactive monitoring, the level of ministries/departments on e-office has risen from six to 34. The number of active has increased from 7,848 to 7,33,374," the statement issued by the personnel said.

Departments of defence production, commerce, pensions and pensioners' welfare, and public distribution, and shipping have been given the certificate of appreciation by the minister.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 20:05 IST