Press Releases

21 July 2020
21 July 2020

  • Chandigarh, July 21 - Haryana Government, when Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal while moving ahead with his core mantra of Good governance to provide citizen centric services to general public in a transparent and seamless manner by making maximum use of Information Technology, today launched e-Sachivalaya portal, a digital platform, facilitating people to take online appointments for virtual meetings with the Chief Minister, Deputy Chief Minister, Ministers and other Heads of Departments.
  • Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Dushyant Chautala was also present at the launching ceremony along with the Chief Minister.
  • On the occasion, Chief Minister also urged the people of the state to ensure maximum utilization this portal for getting their work done related to government. He said that in this hour of COVID-19 crisis, they should not travel to visit the government offices by risking their lives, rather while following Stay at Home norm they should use this portal to resolve their problems and further get the desired works done.
  • The Chief Minister while addressing Administrative Secretaries, Divisional Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners said that with the e-Sachivalaya concept, any person seeking appointment for meeting Ministers and Officers at their offices in Haryana Civil Secretariat, Chandigarh do not have to appear physically, rather through their mobile phones, laptops they can simply book their appointments digitally. After taking the appointment, within 24 hours they will be given a time slot for the virtual meeting, he said.
  • Mr. Manohar Lal said that in last six years, through e-governance, many digital services have been started in the direction of good governance. During COVID-19 crisis, Haryana Udhyam Memorandum (H.U.M) portal was launched to facilitate MSMEs. Similarly, online education has been made available through learning management system software.
  • During COVID-19, for the convenience of farmers, shopkeepers, labourers, employees and common man, various portals are launched to provide online facilities. While, the general public was having difficulty in meeting Chief Minister, Ministers and officers sitting at Headquarters Chandigarh, therefore in view of this, now e-Sachivalaya portal has been launched today, he asserted.
  • It was also informed that presently there are 6000 Atal Seva Kendras in rural areas and 115 Saral and Antyodaya Kendras in cities and in these Kendras 542 services and schemes of 39 departments are available online. Through these Kendras, online appointments can be taken for the e-Sachivalaya.
  • On this occasion, Chief Secretary, Mrs. Keshni Anand Arora urged all the Deputy Commissioners to get their Secretariat staff trained in the work related to e-Sachivalaya, for which NIC has also prepared a training programme. All the Deputy Commissioners will be informed about the programme by the NIC.
  • Meanwhile in the launching ceremony, Chief Minister also launched a web portal for plasma donation For this, patients who have recovered after defeating COVID-19 infection will receive an SMS on their mobile for plasma donation, on which they will be requested to donate plasma. At present, plasma banks have been opened in Gurugram, Faridabad, Rohtak and Panchkula. The number of COVID-19 Warriors who have bravely defeated the virus is around 20,000.
  • Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Mr. Rajesh Khullar, Additional Chief Secretary, Home Department and Financial Commissioner, Revenue, Mr. Vijai Vardhan, Additional Chief Secretary, Medical Education and Research Department, Mr. Alok Nigam, Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Mr. V. Umashankar, Deputy Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Mrs. Ashima Brar, Principal Secretary, Electronics and Information Technology, Mr. Ankur Gupta, Principal Secretary, Labor Department, Mr. Vineet Garg, Principal Secretary, General Administration Department, Mr. Vijayendra Kumar, Secretary, Personnel, Training, Vigilance and Parliamentary Affairs Departments, Mr. Nitin Yadav, and officers of NIC were also present in the launching ceremony.
  • Chandigarh, July 21: Haryana Government is geared up to become the first State in the Country to achieve the target of making 11 villages in every district of the State Lal Dora free by October 2, 2020 on the occasion of birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, under Svamitva scheme, as announced by Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi on the occasion of Panchayati Raj Day.
  • This information was shared during a meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal with Surveyor General of India, Lt. General Girish Kumar regarding review of the Haryana Large Scale Mapping Project and SVAMITVA scheme, through video conferencing, held here today. Deputy Chief Minister, Mr. Dushyant Chautala, was also present in the meeting.
  • In the meeting, Chief Minister urged the officers of Survey of India to prepare Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the departments including Development and Panchayat, Revenue and Disaster Management, Urban Local Bodies so that they can freely carry out the work related to this scheme. Besides this, SOP should also be prepared for getting administrative approval from the Chief Secretary Office.
  • While ensuring that full cooperation will be extended to the Survey of India, Chief Minister said that the State Government will leave no stone unturned in achieving Prime Minister's goal set under SVAMITVA scheme. He said that all the necessary information related to properties and revenue records of the Gram Panchayats and Municipal Corporations should be made available on a single platform.
  • The Chief Minister was apprised that the work of mapping using drones has been completed in Municipal Corporation of Karnal, 140 villages and Jind and Sohna cities. The work of digitizing the records of the remaining nine Municipal Corporations will be done in the next phase.
  • Principal Secretary, Development and Panchayat Department, Mr. Sudhir Rajpal informed that by July 27, 2020, the work of line marking of Lal Dora area in the villages will be sent to Survey of India.
  • After declaring the Village Sirsi in district Karnal free from Lal Dora, now the process of making eight villages of Panchkula free from Lal Dora is in the final stage. He assured the Chief Minister that Haryana will be a leading State in the country for declaring 11 villages in every district as free from Lal Dora under Svamitva scheme by October 2, 2020, as announced by Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi. He said that in 242 villages and three cities including Karnal, Jind and Sohna this work will be completed on a fast pace.
  • Surveyor General of India, Lt. General Girish Kumar, apprised the Chief Minister that along with line marking, 30 drones would be deployed at different locations.
  • Chief Secretary Mrs. Keshni Anand Arora, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Mr. Rajesh Khullar, Additional Chief Secretary, Home Department and Financial Commissioner, Revenue, Mr. Vijai Vardhan, Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Mr. V. Umashankar, Deputy Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Mrs. Ashima Brar, Director General Urban Local Bodies Department, Mr. Amit Kumar Agarwal Director Town and Country Planning Department, Mr. K. Makarand Pandurang were present.
  • Chandigarh July 21: Haryana Government has decided to declare one Central Jail and three District Jails in the State as Special Jails (Temporary Jails) for confinement of new male prisoners remanded to judicial custody in Haryana till the receipt of their COVID-19 reports.
  • While stating this here today, an official spokesman said that Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal has approved a proposal in this regard. These Special Jails would include Central Jail-II, Hisar and District Jails of Faridabad, Karnal and Rewari.
  • The spokesman said that one Medical Officer each and other para medical staff would be deputed for examination and treatment of prisoners at these special jails. He said that it would be ensured that the Medical Officers and para medical staff are tested for COVID-19 and negative reports obtained before their deputation at these jails. Apart from this, it would also be ensured that testing of prisoners for COVID-19 and submission of reports is done on priority basis, he added.
  • He said that tests of prisoners would be conducted using RT-PCR instead of rapid test kit at government institutes only. He said that prisoner wards would be established in the COVID-19 dedicated hospitals and every COVID positive prisoner would be admitted and treated in these wards. It would also be ensured that sampling for COVID-19 tests of such prisoners or staff that had been in contact with any COVID positive prisoner/staff is done promptly at the jail itself through a mobile team of Civil Hospital concerned.