Trial debut of e-Assembly project in upcoming Budget session: Speaker

 

Jammu, Nov 28: Speaker J&K Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta today directed the concerned officers to expedite work on e-Assembly project so that the remaining works are completed in time.
Speaker, while chairing a meeting held to review the progress of e-Assembly project, was informed that the ambitious project has been envisaged for end to end computerization and digitization of the assembly processes thus making an end to paper work.
The meeting was attended by Secretary IT, Saugat Biswas, Secretary to Law and Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Majeed Bhat, Secretary Assembly, M R Singh, Additional Secretary IT, S K Gupta, Senior Officers from J&KEGA, NIC and other concerned officers.
It was informed that the department will initiate the trial debut of e-assembly in the forthcoming session of the assembly, for which the IT department has already distributed the I-pads to all MLA’s, MLC’s, Administrative Secretaries and other concerned officers to view and download the answers of the questions in a digital format. In this regard, the IT department has installed two servers in the state data centre.
The meeting was informed that the department is ready with Question Answer Management System of the software and soon will be introduced to its users. However, the department is working on other areas i.e. work flow section of the program, which is in progress and is expected to be automated soon.
Moreover, the officers further apprised that the raised questions during the assembly session will be uploaded and respective secretaries can download and upload their answers through online system of e-assembly. The speeches, budget, resolution and other related information will be available on website.
Regarding training required for the purpose, the Speaker was informed that the J&KeGA will provide trainers for imparting training to the members of the Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council and other concerned officers.