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Govt to create statewide cadre of IT professionals

HT Correspondent , Hindustan Times  Chandigarh, August 25, 2013
First Published: 19:23 IST(25/8/2013) | Last Updated: 19:24 IST(25/8/2013)

 Keeping in view the availability of information technology (IT) manpower resources in the state for implementation of e- governance solutions, the Haryana government has decided to set up a statewide cadre of IT professionals.

An official spokesperson said the need of IT professionals was felt to create a proper system and better execution of e-governance.

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For this purpose, IT cadre rules had already been prepared by the IT department and the matter was under consideration. It was expected to commence recruitment for the same during the current year, he said.

The spokesperson said the department had already taken steps for positioning a state e-mission team (SeMT) and these resources were being used to support e-governance initiatives in various departments.

He said various mission mode projects under the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) smart card based public distribution system of food and supplies department, computerisation of commercial taxes of excise and taxation department, health department, transport department, revenue department, panchayat and treasuries and integrated financial management systems (IFMS) of the finance department are at various stages of implementation.

Besides, 153 websites had also been launched in the state. The new cadre would cater to the demand of the IT professionals in the concerned departments, the spokesperson said.


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