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JAMMU: Secretary, Administrative Reforms, Inspections and Trainings (ARIT) and Mining departments, Amit Sharma on Saturday chaired a meeting and reviewed the performance and functioning of both the departments at Civil Secretariat here.
While chairing the review meeting of Mining Department, the Secretary took a detailed analysis of working of department. He directed the officers that daily progress on the working and seizure / penalties should be shared with the Administrative Department on a regular basis.
The Secretary further directed the officers that all legal and RTI cases must be dealt with on top priority basis and data sharing on the matter should be shared on weekly basis.
During the meeting, the Secretary also lauded the efforts of Geology & Mining Directorate for finalising the process for launch of e-Challan services in a record time. He further disclosed that this would be a unique G2B2C initiative which will given an opportunity to public to purchase RBM and related construction material through online portal with the usage of e-Marketplace platform like Amazon and Flipkart. He added that this initiative will act as a game changer for bringing transparency, precision and swiftness in the working of Mining Department.
Meanwhile, in an another meeting the Secretary reviewed performance and functioning of ARI & Trainings department.
Chairing the meet, the Secretary directed officers that the ongoing process of inspections in all Government offices of the UT should be given full impetus for finding out the status of online services, RAS integration, Aadhaar Authentication and public satisfaction about availing these services. He further informed that the department will soon organise online/virtual training on regular basis for the officers and officials working in all the departments of UT in collaboration with National Institute of Smart Government (NISG).
During the meeting, the officers of ARI&T department, Government Press and Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) informed the Secretary about the progress made in respective areas.