Sivasagar first District to launch NIC eOffice in Assam
The Upper Assam Divisional Commissioner Smt Julie Sonowal formally launched e-office (e-file management system) at the office of the Deputy Commissioner, Sivasagar on August 31, 2019. With this initiative, Sivasagar attained the status of being the first district in the State to launch “e-office”. e-office is a Mission Mode Project developed and designed by National Informatics Centre (NIC).
In a meeting held on the occasion at the Sukafa Conference Hall of the office of the Deputy Commissioner, Smt Sonowal congratulated the district administration for its initiative in putting a giant step forward towards embracing a paperless system. “With the office of the Deputy Commissioner transitioning towards a complete electronic file management system, four more offices of the district, namely, office of the Superintendent of Police, office of the District Transport Officer, Agriculture office and Zila Parishad will also come under the e-office system”, she informed.
The Deputy Commissioner Dr S Lakshmanan said, “with the benefit of having zero maintenance cost, the system will not only provide full confidentiality of office files, but will also save us from the worries of space management”.
The occasion was also attended by Superintendent of Police Shri Amitava Sinha along with the officials and staff of the district administration, and has been reported widely in leading local newspapers such as the Assam Tribune and The Sentinel.