183 New start of providing services through phone-Meet Hayer
News Patiala: Today, Education Minister Meet Hayer visited various Sewa Kendra in Patiala and Rajpura. Here they inspected the work of the Sewa Kendra. By talking to the common citizens, also heard the difficulties they were facing. Meet Hayer said “The state government under the leadership of the Chief Minister is working to provide better administrative services to the people. New initiatives have been taken to provide most services to the people digitally in the direction of providing smooth and convenient services to the citizens. “
Meet Hayer said that more than 46 thousand certificates have been provided on mobile within the last two to three days. The process of obtaining certificates for admission of students has been made easy. 183 services have been introduced through the phone.
In order to reform government procedures that impact the common man, a landmark decision of the Bhagwant Mann government became a reality with the discontinuation of the physical filling of application forms and submission at Sewa Kendras.
Disclosing more about the new initiative Meet Hayer said that in this reform now citizen can avail the services e.g. Income Certificate, Rural area certificate, Addition of name to birth certificate, Income and Asset Certificate, General Caste Certificate & Senior Citizen ID Card without filling out the physical form.
To avail of these services, the citizen has to visit Sewa Kendra with only original Proof of Identify & Proof of Address (already notified by the Punjab Government) along with the service-specific documents e.g. Self Declaration form.
On the basis of the citizen’s documents, Sewa Kendra operator shall apply the service by filling out the online form and getting the citizen’s signature on the system-generated form.
MLA Neena Mittal, Director of Administrative Reforms Girish Dayalan, and Deputy Commissioner Patiala Sakshi Sahni were also present on this occasion.