Recruitment course of for 324 it cadre officers underway in a phased method
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab authorities led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh envisioned ‘Digital Punjab’ undertaking to remodel the State right into a digitally empowered society and information financial system by reworking the outdated established bodily methods of doing enterprise and offering authorities providers in new methods which might be optimized round real-time system.
The division of Governance Reforms and Public Reforms, being the nodal division, has been mandated to undertake the recruitment of State Level IT Cadre to execute numerous IT and e-Governance initiatives within the state. The personnel recruited beneath the IT cadre can be deputed to numerous state authorities departments for the aim of extending technical steering and assist for e-governance programme/initiatives.
According to a spokesperson of the division of Governance Reforms and Public Reforms, the recruitment course of for 324 IT Cadre Officials has been began and 26 officers have already joined who would quickly be deputed to numerous departments. The second section would of hiring Senior System Managers, System Managers, Assistant Managers and Technical Assistants would be initiated quickly.
The cadre would offer technical help to the departments concerned within the execution of numerous e-Governance/m-Governance initiatives by making certain their well timed implementation, in addition to assist in Government Process Re-engineering and simplification of the processes. The transfer may also assist foster the state’s IT capabilities by constructing a cadre of IT professionals to be recruited via a well-structured course of.
The want for the cadre was felt by the federal government on account of the final lack of capability in numerous departments for correct implementation of Administrative/Governance Reforms, e-Governance and backend computerisation initiatives. The specialised IT manpower would assist the departments coordinate carefully with the Department of Governance Reforms and Public Grievances, enabling efficacious implementation of Enterprise Architecture and numerous e-Governance initiatives together with e-Office.
The transfer will assist in effective implementation of the Punjab Transparency and Accountability of Delivery of Public Services Act, 2018 that was enacted with the intention to present authorities providers throughout the stipulated time-limits in an digital method, by leveraging reforms and rising applied sciences.
The officers recruited via centralized IT cadre would report to and assist respective Heads of the Departments/Administrative Departments and work carefully with Department of Governance Reforms and Public Grievances/Chief Minster’s Office for the implementation of transformative agenda, numerous sectoral reforms and e-Governance Projects apart from attaining the rules for higher governance.