Bhubaneswar, 24/2 (AO Bureau): In a major development Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik rolled out an Internal networking system for the rural development department. This networking system will Connect to 247 Offices from Lok Seva Bhawan.
Speaking on the occasion after launching the system, the Chief Minister said that this networking system will provide internal connectivity to the offices of the department at the local level, where internet connectivity is inadequate.
The Rural Development Department, which has the mandate for rural infrastructure development, is connecting its 247 offices through its own networking system called RD MPLS Network.
Through this network, all offices starting from Lokseva Bhawan to Sub-Divisions will be connected in one network with an uninterrupted internet facility.
The Chief Minister expressed happiness over the RD Department’s efforts to strengthen the Five T Initiative of the Government to bring about transformative changes by introducing technology-intensive applications.
This network will facilitate the use of online web-based applications to be used at field levels and further the 5T Initiative of the Department in bringing transparency, effective monitoring, and grievance redressal.
The Chief Minister further said that the RD Department is already implementing web-based applications for an array of services including Tendering, Maintenance Management, Works and Accounts Management, Financial Management, grievance redressal, and several other services.
Lauding the endeavor of the Department for making end-to-end automation in the whole tendering process, he said that this will avoid human interface and thus bring in more efficiency and transparency in the management of the entire work cycle.