ITANAGAR, Feb 16 - Stating that his Government was giving a push to the use of Information Technology in governance, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has informed that all State Government offices will be made paperless by 2021.
He said the aim of having paperless e-offices is to stop manipulation, ensure transparency and provide easy access of services to the people.
Khandu was speaking at a function at the Tawang Deputy Commissioner’s office on Friday after launching a WiFi hotspot for Tawang and Dirang in the presence of Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju and legislators Tsering Tashi, Phurpa Tsering and Jambey Tashi.
He said that WiFi services have been rolled out as per the Budget announcement, while informing that 66 access points in Tawang and 12 in Dirang will be installed, which will be capable of providing WiFi services to 124 users at each access point.
The Chief Minister also lauded the Tawang district administration for effectively carrying out the State Government’s outreach programme, ‘Sarkar Aapke Dwar’, across the district. He expressed happiness that Tawang has been selected among the five top performing districts in implementing Sarkar Aapke Dwar camps for the gold medal, which is to be presented during the ensuing Statehood Day celebration.