Mumbai: Chief Minister Eknath Shinde has announced that ‘E-office’ system will be started in all government offices across the state from April 1, 2023 to make administrative work more dynamic and ‘paperless’.
According to the official press statement issued on Thursday night stated that, on the lines of the Centre, the Chief Minister has given instructions to the administration to send government work files to four levels for decision in the state as well.
Central Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances Department Secretary Mr V. Srinivas met Mr Shinde at ‘Varsha’ residence in this regard .
Chief Secretary Manukumar Srivastava, Additional Chief Secretary Mrs. Sujatha Saunik, along with senior officials were present on the occasion.
Initially, Mr Shinde welcomed to Mr Srinivas and appreciated him for the successful implementation of various initiatives in the field of administrative reforms.
While giving instructions to cooperate with the administration in preparing a good governance manual (Good Governance Manual) in the state, the Chief Minister also gave instructions to try to bring Maharashtra, which is ranked second in the good governance index in the country, to the first rank.
If the use of ‘e-office’ system is started in all the government offices of the state, the work will speed up, besides, the work will be completely paperless, so there will be more ease, so the chief minister announced to start the ‘e-office’ system in all the offices of the state from April 1.
Once all the offices start using ‘e-office’, working files and documents can be viewed and approved on mobile phones as well.