Correct Answer : Option (D) - Jitendra Singh
Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh has released the 2nd edition of the National e-Governance Service Delivery Assessment 2021 (NeSDA 2021) today(13th June 2022).
Jammu & Kashmir tops among all the Union territories of India in e-Governance services delivery, which has also enabled it to save around Rs 200 crore annually that was incurred in carriage of physical files during the Annual Durbar move between the two capital cities of Jammu and Srinagar.
This was stated here today by Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, while releasing the National e-Governance Service Delivery Assessment report, prepared at the initiative of Department of Administrative Reforms in the Union Ministry of Personnel.
The Minister lauded the UT of Jammu and Kashmir for achieving this position with an overall compliance of nearly 90%.
Dr Jitendra Singh informed that in the Union Territories category, Jammu & Kashmir was assessed for the first time in NeSDA 2021 and scored the highest amongst all UTs for six sectors.
He said, after coming into force of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019 with effect from 31 st October, 2019, J&K became the first UT in the country to have Good Governance Index and was also first to launch District Good Governance Index for 20 Districts of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir in January this year.
Dr Jitendra Singh
said, the operationalization of two Secretariats in Jammu & Kashmir
was possible because of e-Office and that has put an end to Annual Darbar move carrying over 300 truckloads
of files between the two capital cities of Srinagar and Jammu. This also saved Rs 200 crore per annum
and led to uninterrupted work culture
in the entire UT
without any official break of six weeks
for organization of files in Jammu
and Srinagar respectively
..Source : PIB