Srinagar, May 22: Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, Monday launched the revamped UT portal, a single window platform for integrated delivery of information and services by various Government Departments with latest features in presence of Commissioner Secretary, IT, Prerna Puri.
Dr Mehta praised the IT Department and the NIC for creating this inclusive platform offering both the services and information as well. He said that the portal would act as one stop solution for all the people availing services or seeking information about different aspects of the UT.
On the occasion, the Chief Secretary also enquired about the response of public over the online services. He also took note of the feedback from the applicants over RAS portal and the status of integration of services with the Auto-appeal system for timely delivery of services to the public.
During the launch it was given out that the goal of this portal is to provide the holistic information about J&K to the citizens of the country. The core functionalities provided by the portal relate to Government structure in the UT, budget, key notifications, government schemes, key functionaries, important institutions, news feed, social media and emergency contacts etc. It also provides transactional government services for citizens, business establishments and overseas people.
The various sections/features of the portal include profile of the UT and is available in three languages viz; English, Urdu and Hindi. There is a separate section providing information about the Government and its officials. It also contains the links to departments and all districts of Jammu and Kashmir. Important links to some important websites like LG Office, GAD, J&K Police, Fire & Emergency Services, Traffic Police, SKIMS, EDI, JKPSC, JKSSB, e-Unnat, e-Gov Initiatives, Mobile Apps, Educational Institutions, Citizen Services, Tenders & Advertisement are available on the portal.
Significantly the portal also gives insights about latest news & happenings related to Jammu & Kashmir thereby giving authentic information to the people. The Explore J&K section contains the beauty of Jammu and Kashmir and the site can be explored for Handicrafts, Tourism, Arts & Culture, Horticulture, Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine etc.