E-Office

Project Profile & Objectives

eOffice is one of the key IT projects which aimed at improving internal efficiencies in an organization through electronic administration leading to informed and quicker decision making, which in turn results in better public service delivery. It is a complete digital work place solution for Government offices and is based on Central Secretariat Manual of eOffice Procedure (CSMeOP), formulated by Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DAR&PG). It provides a convenient way for officials to access information related to every aspect of their working and knowledge sharing by presenting a single gateway to information and services.

  • 1. Government of Uttarakhand envisaged integrated e-Office project to develop integrated next generation IT platform to enhance office productivity and streamlining internal processes associated with service delivery to end-users. The platform shall provide firm foundation to horizontal and vertical structure, e.g. identity management of employees and offices, dynamic workflows & workflow libraries, other common components as per the requirement in an eGovernance environment.
  • 2. Overall objective of the Integrated e-Office Project is to facilitate improved decision making and operational efficiency by automation of the common functions of all Departments and Agencies of Government of Uttarakhand.
  • 3. Main objectives of project are:
    • i. Focus on integration as opposed to current applications and tools in silos specific to a department/ district/ office/ section.
    • ii. Application of ICT as a Decision Support System beyond simplistic approach of post-facto decision/ information capturing and reporting.
    • iii. Focus on simplicity and ease-of-use by centralization using intuitive userinterfaces, covering all the functions and roles that an official may need to perform.
    • iv. Application of state-of-the-art technology, e.g. Cloud, Mobile Applications etc., upgrading existing desktop-based platform-coupled applications.

Need and benefits

  • 1. Government of Uttarakhand has put their emphasis on the project for Automation of Government Departmental processes to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the day to day operations and trickle down the benefits of an efficient system to all the stakeholders.
  • 2. There is need for computerization of State Government Departments common processes and associated operations & Management system:
    • a. To efficiently handle the communication between departments.
    • b. To improve the knowledge Management practices.
    • c. To facilitate electronic record management.
    • d. To facilitate the online approvals, authentication of electronic record using electronic signatures.
    • e. To provide the visibility of pending work at all levels.
The Automated system will help all the employees of State government offices in effective planning, coordination and execution of their day-to-day activities. It will also bring transparency & accountability in the system and provide additional tool for senior management to analyse their employee performance at various levels
  • a. Operation & Maintenance (O&M)

Solution

It is proposed to implement/renew eOffice Lite (eFile) Product, a G2E/G2G solution developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC) to provide a one-stop access point to organization information and applications/services.

Technology Used

  • The product is based on Open Technology.
  • Platforms supported at Client side: Latest version of Windows and Linux (Ubuntu)
  • Browsers supported at Client side: Latest version of Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari

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Last Update: 18/02/2021