Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar asked state government officials to utilize Information Technology to ensure delivery of e-services to villagers in far flung areas.
Khattar was speaking at the inauguration of a state level workshop on ‘e-governance’ organised at Haryana Institute of Public Administration (HIPA) in Gurgaon.
Advocating implementation of e-governance in all government offices, the Chief Minister said that through this he wanted to further the aim of good governance.
He reassured the staff that none of the services would vanish, but rather all their work would become easier and "you will be able to do your duty efficiently and deliver quickly".
The Chief Minister reiterated the government’s commitment to controlling corruption. He also said that a state residents database will be prepared. Once that comes into being, a person who attains 18 years of age would be sent voter ID card and birthday wishes, he said, adding every child will be given Aadhaar Number at the time of birth.
Earlier, speaking on the occasion, the Chief Secretary, D S Dhesi said that IT will be used as a tool to bring about transparency and accountability in governance and it was being used as a tool for better planning and monitoring.The Chief Minister himself was seeing his daily engagements on CM Dashboard, he said.
He said that updating of National Population Register (NPR) with Aadhaar was planned to be done in Haryana in coming October, so the DCs and SDMs should prepare a program for conducting survey.