Emerging Assam to Leading Assam – Journey of Himanta Biswa Sarma
Himanta Biswa Sarma has shown passion and action in the short period that he has been Chief Minister. Some of his accomplishments include the Aamar Seva centers set up in Guwahati that brought governance to the doorstep of people. Jamabandi, Birth and Death Certificate and other citizen services are being delivered in Assam with an uninterrupted Internet connection. The most important step of waiving microfinance loans for poor women sets him apart from other Chief Ministers.
Sarma worked closely with the Education Minister and launched the computer literacy programme for all government schools in Assam. It was under his leadership, the state, to ensure transparency in the Budget process, initiated the process of participatory budgeting for facilitating the public scrutiny of expenditure. To make the State budget accessible to all, the Finance Department made Budget 2018-19 completely digital – e-Budget, first by any state in the country.
Assam Electronics Development Corporation Ltd
It’s the first and one of its kind end-to-end Online Revenue Collection and Management System (ORCS) designed and implemented by AMTRON for the Forest and Environment Department, Government of Assam. The system helps in the regulation of the sale of Minor Minerals in the state with facilities to issue, track and monitor electronic Permits and Transport Passes thus enabling the department to minimise the loss of revenue and the time required to execute different construction projects by the government as well as by any private parties.
With better management, tracking and monitoring tools, better communication and security platform, the Forest Department is now able to regulate the sale and purchase of forest produce thereby keep track of all the activities and monitor all aspects on ground through the online Revenue Collection System.
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