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Showing posts with label eOffice. Show all posts
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Tuesday, April 30, 2019



Vision:  To achieve a simplified, responsive, effective and transparent working of all Government offices.

·         Implement across the Governments, Central, State and district levels

·         Paperless office

·         Agency to dealt eOffice – NIC- National Informatic Centre, New Delhi

·         Streamline workflows for both intra and inter government processes

·         Built on Open Architecture.  Open architecture is a type of software architecture intended to make adding, upgrading, and swapping components easy)

·         Covered in 350 Departments (Indian Railways is one among them)

·         It is a MMP –Mission Mode Project under the National e-Governance programme of Government of India.

·         Transparency -  Files can be tracked and their status is known to all at all times

·         Accountability – the responsibility of quality and speed of decision making is easier to monitor

·         Data security and data integrity

·         Releasing staff energy and time from unproductive procedures.

eOffice – Products

1.    eFile 

·         Simplified, Accountable, Responsive, Effective, Transparent Electronic System

·         Paperless office

2.    KMS -  Knowledge Management System

·         Maintaining a central / single repository of Policies, Forms, Acts, Regulations, Circulars, Guidelines, Standards and Manuals – Where all Departments/ ministry users can access/view/search/share.
3.    CAMS – Collaboration And Messaging Platform – to communicate effectively and share information and ideas in real time.

4.    PIMS – Personnel Information Management System  - workflow based system for maintaining the details of an employee i.e., identity, skill sets, contact details, posting & location, CGHS – Central Govt Health Services, Nomination, Service volume I & II, Loans, Salary details, HBA, Record verification details.

5.    eLeave –  simple intuitive workflow based system –

·         apply the leave online, track the status of applied leave, details of leave taken and balance in leave account

·         eliminate the paper based applications

·         Approving authority can view the leave balance and also leave details prior to approving the leave.

6.    SPARROW  Smart Performance Appraisal Report Recording Online Window

·         Electronic filing of APARs – Annual Performance Appraisal Reports by Officers – fills from anywhere, anytime as per their convenience.

7.    eTour

·         Apply and approve tour online, from anywhere, anytime

·         From applying for  the tour to the final settlement of bills

·         Apply for, cancel, approve/reject and view tour records without any hassle and delay of going through the paper work.

·         Complete trails of the employee’s tour and plans

eOffice – Indian Railways

·         Shift from manual filing system to eOffice

·         eOffice shall run on Railtel Network.

·         Railtel, a miniratna PSU of Indian Railways  - responsible for rollout the eOffice – Maintain the Application for five years after commissioning and ensure complete handholding session along with support for hardware/software

·         Technical support & Execution at Zonal Raiways/Divisions by S& T Department.

·         Based on CSMeOP – Central Secretariat Manual of e-Office Procedure.

·         Giant leap forward to digitize and achieve greater efficiency and productive for Indian Railways  

·         Cloud enabled software  where cloud-based and local components work together – accessed through a web browser with a continual internet connection)

·         Guntur Division in SCR – First Division in Indian Railways to rollout the eOffice