Dehradun, January 15
Chief Secretary Alok Kumar Jain has laid emphasis on making the use of information technology in providing maximum information about government activities to the general public through the website of the department.

Jain was chairing a meeting of the Suraj, Corruption Eradication and Public Service Department at the Secretariat here today.
Jain directed the officers concerned to keep the department website updated by uploading the maximum information on it. He directed the officers to appoint one nodal officer each in every department to update the website. These departmental nodal officers would maintain coordination with the nodal officer appointed by the government.
The Chief Minister instructed the officers to upload on the website all information about the contract up to Rs 25 lakh and above, supply of items up to Rs 10 lakh and above, land allocation, the Mining Policy, land transaction, direct recruitment, promotion and seniority, details of departmental promotions, domicile certificate, caste certificate and information relating to the public private participation (PPP) mode.
Additional Secretary of the Suraj, Corruption Eradication and Public Service Department Nitesh Jha apprised Jain that complaints and problems could be lodged at the government, District Magistrate and department head levels. The applicants, along with his personal particulars, could register their complaints with the details of departments concerned, officer or tehsil. The applicants would be given an Id (identity) along with a receipt for his complaint. The officer registering the complaints would have the login Id and the password and also options to accept, reject or forward the complaints. The applicants could attach the relevant documents along with the complaints. He would also receive mails in his Id and SMS alerts. Meanwhile, the officer concerned would also receive mails and SMS alerts.
Director General, Information, Dilip Jawalkar said the department had prepared the website and all matters for scrutiny had been put online. He said billing and payment processes had also been computerised.

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