PULWAMA : The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Pulwama, Dr Basharat Qayoom today chaired a meeting of officers to discuss the modalities and preparations for the celebration of Digital Week from 31st of August to 6th of September 2023 in the district.
During the meeting, the DC reiterated that the Digital programme has been launched with the aim to ensure digital access, digital delivery of services and digital inclusion of all. He said that the purpose of the Digital week is to empower citizens by enhancing digital literacy at all levels and educating people regarding various IT initiatives of the Govt.
Dr Basharat laid out plans for the celebration of Digital Week, during which it was announced that the departments would offer online services by setting up booths for the convenience of the general public and organize literacy and awareness campaigns across the district to inform residents about the various government programmes and services offered online so they could benefit from all of these community-focused initiatives.
While discussing the modalities regarding celebration of digital week, it was given out that the main event at District level Mela will be held from 31st of August to 6th of September 2023, at Town Hall Pulwama where all departments will provide online services and will install stalls for the ease of general public and similar events on digital literacy will be held in Govt. degree colleges, ITIs, Polytechnic institutions, police stations, Treasuries and sub treasuries and in all Schools across the district.
At the Tehsil, Block and panchayat level, Digital melas will be organised by concerned Tehsildar, BDO and Panchayat Secretaries respectively.
All the departments were directed to prepare hoardings/banners regarding the online services pertaining to their departments besides deploying one dedicated Computer Operator along with Laptop for providing online services and awareness regarding online services of their department during the celebration of Digital Week mela.
The DC further emphasized upon the concerned officers to involve elected representatives, PRIs, Students and Field Functionaries for generating awareness on Online Service Delivery during the digital week.
All the sectoral heads were placed on instructions to report the number of services provided and the public attended on a daily basis to ACR Pulwama for further submission to the IT department.
The meeting was attended by Additional District Development Commissioner Pulwama, SSP Pulwama, ADC Pulwama/Awantipora/Tral, ACR Pulwama, CAO Pulwama and CMO Pulwama besides other district and sectoral officers.