Mandi: Embarking on an ambitious target to go paperless, Mandi, the second most populated district of the state, aspires to become the first e-district of Himachal Pradesh.
As per the state government directions, the district administration has taken this project up on a mission mode and 31st March 2020 as the deadline to realize the objective. All offices are to be fully computerised and become paperless. Under the scheme people of Mandi district will get all important certificates and documents at their home on online request.
In first phase the district administration intends to complete 90% digitalisation at the Deputy Commissioner’s (DC) office, which administers over the entire district. In the next phase, the other offices of the district are to be computerised. In the next stage, the offices would be made paperless and all files would be weed out.
All important documents related to public dealing like bonafide certificate, caste certificate, character certificate, income certificate and others would be digitally made available for every application submitted online and there would be no need to physically visit any office for it. Also document concerning land and property records provided by the revenue department as well as papers of many other public services would be provided online.
Rugved Milind Thakur, the district magistrate said the objective was to make Mandi as the first e district of Himachal Pradesh. “Work was progressing and the task would be completed before 31st March,” he said.