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The recent flash floods in Jammu region have played havoc with life and property of the people urging the government to take some immediate steps of remedial measures.

Government has already initiated the digital administrative system and it could have helped in mitigating the problems of common people during such floods.

Recently the Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir in connection with digital week 2022 in J&K has said that the digital initiatives would be a great help in future.

He called for maintaining pre and post monsoon cleaning records of nallahs in digital format and asked all Urban Local Bodies of J&K to have individual websites of their own.

He asked them to start issuing Land Passbooks and for immediate implementation of PM Gati Shakti and Digital India GENESIS initiatives. The respective SP offices were also instructed to get onboard e-office completely.

He called for providing intractable videos alongside online services to educate people about procedures to avail online services. The departments also asked to upload their legacy data online as early as possible. Our efforts won’t be successful until all records and services are online, he remarked. Integration of various online services with DigiLocker was also underlined by the Chief Secretary.

Heads of departments and senior officers gave PowerPoint presentations about the digital services being provided by them and on-boarding of various other services in near future by them.

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