District making rapid strides in digital governance: DC Anantnag

DC Anantnag Dr Piyush Singla inaugurating the App on Friday.
DC Anantnag Dr Piyush Singla inaugurating the App on Friday.

Excelsior Correspondent
ANANTNAG, July 30: Deputy Commissioner Anantnag, Dr. Piyush Singla today inaugurated SAKOON Application and its Dashboard, developed for disbursement of timely assistance to calamity hit victims under SDRF, at DC office here today.
Pertinent to mention, the SAKOON App has been highly successful in Udhampur and had won the National e-governance award also.
This is one more step taken by the district administration for delivering public services through online mode which is in tune with the LG’s Administration which places maximum thrust on digital governance. Before this, the district developed the Sahooliyat Portal and Dashboard for delivering legal heir certificate to the beneficiaries through online mode.
The idea for SAKOON Application was concieved by the DC and it has been developed by National Informatics Centre, Anantnag.
District Informatics Officer, NIC, Jan Mubarak informed that the App has been developed for the officials and various steps right from making initial reports by Patwari/Girdawar up to the approval by the DC for a particular calamity will be done by online mode under the App.
It was further given out that the system has a provision for sending the case details back to the subordinate official with attached remarks in case a discrepancy is noticed or some query arises.
Cases can be properly tracked with dashboards at the disposal of the Patwaris/Girdawars, Tehsildars, SDMs, ACR, ADC and the Deputy Commissioner besides the provision of lateral entries for recording damages of multiple nature is also there.