On April 24, 2020 Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) launched ‘e-karyalay’ an electronic office application to enable the movement of files and documents without physical touch so as to prevent coronavirus infection.Gist about the app
i.Designed by its in-house technical team for the usage of the 1.62 lakhs personnel & it resembles each and every function of traditional file movement.
ii.Has digital signature features to handle various securities related concerns and keep pace with existing standards.
iii.Hosted on the CISF Cloud with all security arrangements to safeguard the data & a data recovery site is established to maintain around-the-clock services.
iv.Gives the same visual appearance as the file with the notes on the left and all the correspondence and attachments on the right & Files can be opened, worked, parked and closed.
v.App’s ‘Dak’ or letters management section handles all sorts of communication between various levels of functional hierarchy & it enables to transfer the dak (snail mail) directly to the file noting
vi.Since the government allows only officers above the rank of deputy secretary to go to office, holding only one-third of the manpower below this rank on a given day at work, the app will reduce the workload & will enable officials to work from home.
It is the national civil aviation security force with 63 airports and also guards the Delhi Metro and other vital infrastructure in the aerospace and nuclear domain & was established under the Act of Parliament- Central Industrial Security Force Act, 1968 in 1969. It is under the Home Affairs ministry.
Headquarters– New Delhi, India
Director General– Rajesh Ranjan
Union Minister of Home affairs– Amit shah