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E-treasuries to be set up in Jammu and Kashmir
E-treasuries will be set up in Jammu and Kashmir under the National e-governance programme, as part of a plan concieved by the state's finance department. The project is expected to cost 27 crores rupees.

 

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir is all set to computerise its treasuries under a central sponsored Rs 27 crore integrated plan.The plan has been conceived by State Finance Department through Mission Mode Project under National e-Governance programme.

This was announced by the State Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather while reviewing the working of treasuries of Kashmir Province at a high level meeting.Rather said a new treasury software — Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS)— is in final stage of development through the state unit of NIC, which has been designated as Software Developing Agency for computerisation of treasuries.

The Minister said in the first phase, eleven treasuries including six in Kashmir and Five in Jammu division would be fully computerised during the current fiscal.Government has also taken some steps to strengthen the state treasuries. About 700 promotions from top to bottom including 202 gazetted and 431 non gazetted officers have been regularised to do away with adhocism,

Rather added. Rather expressed concern over a backlog of Red DC bills amounting to about Rs 1900 crore have not been submitted to the office of Principal Accountant General as yet.


 

Source: iGovernment