Srinagar, Feb 13: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Saturday constituted a committee headed by Secretary to the Government Information Technology Department to supervise the updating of official websites of various government departments and districts of Union Territory.
According to the news agency, an order issued by Commissioner/Secretary to the Government, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi under number 148-JK(GAD) of 2021, dated 13-02-2021 said that “sanction is hereby accorded to the constituting of a committee, comprising of following, for continuously supervising the updation of official websites of various Government Department and Districts of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.”
According to the order, the committee comprises of Secretary to the Government, Information Technology Department as Chairman while State Informatics Officer, National Informatics Centre (NIC), Civil Secretariat, Jammu and representative of Jammu and Kashmir e-Governance Agency (JaKeGA), to be nominated by Secretary to the Government, Information Technology Department as members.
The committee has been asked to frame SOPs to ensure that all the Government websites are updated regularly by departments/districts and also to monitor and guide NIC in designing Government websites so as to make them more informative, interactive and user-friendly.
It has also been directed to ensure that the Government websites have easy interfaces/access to all important Circulars/Notifications/Acts and to ensure that websites become easy means for accessing/enrolling in Government schemes/programmes.
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