Imphal: Chief Minister N Biren Singh distributed 186 desktop computer sets to different departments for the implementation of e-Office file management system in a simple function organized by the General Administration Department (GAD) at the Conference Hall of Secretariat South Block Saturday.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah launched the Statewide rollout of the system during his visit to the State on December 27, 2020 after the Chief Minister launched it for Manipur Secretariat on September 8, 2020.
So far, it has been implemented in 62 departments and in all the 16 districts. The total number of users created so far is 970 and e-file created is 13872. On the other hand, 40,850 e-Daks have been created and 6848 legacy files digitized becoming the leading State in the entire North East region in terms of e-Office implementation.
The system will be gradually introduced in all the 68 Government Directorates and 53 Societies/Corporations/Govt Undertakings/Agencies and the total number of users will be around 30,000. Starting with a modest beginning of only 4795 e-file movement in September 2020, the movement reached 54,092 in January this year. Finance, Home, DP, Health and Family Welfare, GAD, Works, Revenue, Education (S), Social Welfare and Tribal Affairs and Hills are the top 10 Departments in terms of e-Office implementation.
Speaking at the occasion, the Chief Minister appreciated the Administrative Secretaries, Head of Departments and Government employees for dedicatedly working hard to achieve progress in the past four years. It was because of their devotion that the State Government had received many prizes and recognitions during this time and it is a matter of pride that Manipur is marching ahead despite facing COVID-19 pandemic, the Chief Minister said. Stating that Manipur has a very short working season due to rain, the Chief Minister stated that the coming 5-6 months is very crucial to complete all the ongoing construction works, asking the officials to put in extra efforts to achieve it.
Chief Secretary Dr Rajesh Kumar, Administrative Secretaries and other high ranking officials also attended the function.