The Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC) Pulwama, Abdul Aziz Sheikh on Monday inaugurated the celebrations of Digital Week by inaugurating a Mela and flagging-off unique Jhanki showcasing digital initiatives at Mini Secretariat here.
Several departments had installed their stalls showcasing initiatives under the Digital India campaign. The departments provided on spot e-services being offered by the respective departments including Adhar enrollment, Golden Cards, various services of Revenue Dept, issuance of land passbooks besides other services that can be availed online by public.
The departments provided awareness about these services to the visitors. ADDC visited all the stalls and interacted with the resource persons of respective departments at the stalls besides meeting the visitors.While interacting with the people, Sheikh urged the people to avail the benefits of these initiatives that have eased the process of availing various government services.
He said under the digital India campaign, the administration is moving towards paperless governance by switching over to online mode. He said 209 important services have been transferred to online mode and people need not to visit government offices now to avail these services but can avail by just clicking on their mobile phones.
Later a unique Jhanki was also flagged-off from the mini-secretariat that shall move around different public places to highlight digital initiatives of the government.He said that digital literacy is very vital and people from all sections shall be made digital literate so that benefits of advancements in Information Technology reach everyone.
The ADDC said that during the week-long celebrations several activities are being organised to raise awareness about digital services being offered by the government.He said there shall be painting, quiz and PRI interaction sessions besides VC interaction wherein government officials will create awareness about digital services.
He said the District Administration has taken the Digi mela as a golden opportunity to provide e-services to its citizens. On the occasion, ACR Pulwama, District Informatics Officer, Pulwama and other officers were present.