New Delhi, Oct 14 (UNI) Rajya Sabha Chairman Mohd. Hamid Ansari today launched the e-file software for the Members' Amenities Section of the Rajya Sabha Secretariat, developed by the NIC.
Considering it a major step towards implementing the e-governance in the Secretariat, the Chairman said from the members point of view e-filing system had immense potential which, in fact, needed to be translated into practice. With the first step in that direction other developments would follow automatically, he hoped.
Mr Ansari felt that the success of the new system would be judged by its efficacy which depended on its dexterous use by the users.
With a view to enhancing and sustaining the efficiency of the newly implemented technology, constant monitoring at different levels would be required and a new work ethics would have to be developed.
During the function, the Chairman also released a User Manual to the e-filing software.
On the occasion, Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman K Rahman Khan laid emphasis on the optimum use of information technology in the Secretariat. The efforts were being made to make Members more and more e-friendly so that they makeeffective use of ICT in their Parliamentary work, he informed.
Mr Khan also mentioned about developing interactive websites for the members of Rajya Sabha.
Earlier, Chairman, House Committee, Mr Jai Parkash Aggarwal stated that given the vast potential of information technology, it was a very small initiative and expressed hope that it would reduce paper work in the day to day functioning and benefit the Members directly, making their interface with the Secretariat simpler as well as faster.
Rajya Sabha Secretary-General V K Agnihotri said the Rajya Sabha Secretariat is constantly trying to improve the quality of delivery of services to the Members which required fast disposal of cases, effort proofing and transparency in the work domain. Hassle free and paper less service provided to Members in user-friendly ways were the key features of the newly introduced software, the Secretary-General observed.
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