On January 7, 2021 Lieutenant Governor (LG) of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K), Manoj Sinha launched ‘Satark Nagrik’ Mobile app & Departmental Vigilance Officers (DVO) Portal of J&K Anti Corruption Bureau at the Civil Secretariat, Jammu.
Objective of ‘Satark Nagrik’ Mobile app:
To facilitate flow of information about corruption & enable citizens of J&K to submit grievances with ease and mobility.
Objective of DVO Portal:
To establish an online communication channel between DVOs of various departments.
To enable quick disposal of complaints, redress grievances & monitoring the status of DVO matters and Citizens Grievances.
BVR Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary of J&K, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, Commissioner/Secretary, Industries & Commerce Department were also present during the launch.
i.The portal will help in creating an efficient, transparent & accountable system and will enable better quality & efficient delivery of services.
ii.Using the DVO portal, periodical reports on pending & disposed files of each department can be generated.
iii.It was also stated that till 31st December, 2020, around 71 cases were registered, 48 were charge-sheeted in J&K.
Recent Related News:
i.On 15th October 2020, Manoj Sinha, Lieutenant Governor (LG) of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) announced the “My Town My Pride” programme to deliver services governance at doorsteps to the people in urban areas.
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