Chandigarh, 19th December (Pooja Goyal):
Hon’ble Governor of Punjab and Administrator UT, Chandigarh launched the e-Vigilance Portal today at Punjab Raj Bhawan, UT, Chandigarh in the presence of Sh. Parimal Rai, IAS, Advisor to the Administrator and Sh. B.L. Sharma, IAS, Secretary Vigilance.
The Vigilance Clearance is required in respect of all the officers/officials of Chandigarh Administration on various occasions like promotion, ACP, Ex-India Leave, deputation, retirement etc. The process till date has been the manual one which took around 20 to 30 days.To streamline the process and cut short the processing time, the Vigilance Department in collaboration with NIC, Chandigarh developed e-vigilance portal for the convenience of employees of the Chandigarh Administration. More than 33000 employees of Chandigarh Administration, Boards, Corporations & PSUs will getbenefited from the e-Vigilance portal. The time for vigilance clearance has been cut short to maximum 2-3 working days.
Now, the departments have to apply online on the e-Vigilance portal to get the Vigilance Clearance Certificate. A provision has also been made in the e-vigilance portal, for uploading the pending departmental inquiry proceedings, which would be mandatory for all the HODs to update. On the e-vigilance portal, the Vigilance Clearance can be provided in transparent and time bound manner.
The Vigilance Department have been working on this portal under the guidance of Adviser to the Administrator-cum-Chief Vigilance Officer and senior officers of Vigilance Department.
Sh. Jitender Yadav, IAS, Secretary Sports, Sh. Harish Nayar, IAS, Special Secretary Vigilance, Sh. Vivek Verma, SIO NIC and other officials of Vigilance Department, Chandigarh Administration were also present during the launch.