The state government of Karnataka today launched e-Karmika and e-Surakshathe Online services in order to ensure complete transparency through e-Governance. The services have been launched by the the Department of Labour and Factories, Boilers, Industrial Safety and Health.
Launching the services, Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda stated the adoption of e-Governance in the state administration is indeed march ahead. “In the forthcoming days these services would be integrated with ‘Sakala’, the flag ship programme of the Government. The e-facilities will facilitate simple and easy filing of Forms/Returns, ensures total transparency, reliability and volume processing, scalability, monitoring of services, better compliance, building up a centralised database repository, faster document search saving in time, increase in productivity, complimentary for effective Corporate Governance and enhance Customer Service and Satisfaction.”
“There are about 14,000 different kinds of registered factories which employ about 13.5 lakh workmen, there are 3600 registered boilers. More than 3.5 lakhs Shops and Commercial Establishments functioning in the state. Minister for Labour B N Bachegowda said already 24 time bound services were being extended under ‘Sakala’. In the first phase, 6 services under 3 major Acts are made Online. In the Second phase, 14 services under other seven important Acts will be made online. For this purpose the State government has provided Rs 8 crore to these departments,” added the Chief Minister.
The BJP government of Karnataka completes a tenure of 4 years tomorrow. In connection with this, a comprehensive book titled ‘Four Years of All Embracing Performance”, citing all achievements made by the government has been released by Chief Minister Sadananda Gowda.
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