Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath led Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday directed all its departments to open Twitter accounts to help address public grievances, ANI reported. Earlier last month, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had directed all the government officials to implement the e-office system in the state secretariat from the 1st of October 2017 in an attempt to digitise the system. He had asked the authorities to prepare a detailed project report (DPR) on the same project by June 15, 2-17. Under the said digital system, all physical files would be replaced by digital files and which would expedite disposal of files by preventing time wastage, PTI had reported.
One of the official spokespersons of the Uttar Pradesh government had informed reporters about the move and said, ““Chief secretary Rahul Bhatnagar has been directed by the CM to present a DPR of e-office system implementation by June 15. The CM has stressed that was most necessary for better maintenance and upkeep of records and files and making the running of the system more easy and transparent”. The Chief Minister was reported to have created a group with elected officials who would be deliberating on the required software, the training of personnel. This group will also be creating the pathways for the digitisation of the existing physical files for the implementation of the e-office system.
Earlier, the Chief Minister, with the intention to increase efficiency in government offices had ordered the installation of biometric devices for marking attendance of officials in public offices up to a block level. In an official statement, the Chief Minister had said, “Efforts should be made to ensure that a biometric system of attendance is installed up to the block level. Apart from this, a board be put up at every village panchayat, which will have information about contact details of the village pradhan and details of the ongoing works.”