Human Resource Development

  • e-Literacy

    (i)   All employees in the Government will be trained on different aspects of computer usage and its applications. The existing in-house capacities available with the Information Technology Department will be suitably augmented by outsourcing the service. 
    (ii)  Recruitment Rules in the Government will be suitably amended to ensure that future appointments in the Government will require a minimum entry level of knowledge on computer applications. 
    (iii) Government employees will be permitted to take up courses on skill development in the IT related fields leading to award of Diplomas and Degrees from recognized educational / training institutions. Respective Departments will reimburse course fees paid by the employee after passing qualifying examinations and on production of relevant certificates to the authorities.
    (iv)  Computer Centres and Kiosks will be extended to the village level users. Wherever necessary, Village Panchayat offices will be equipped with a community computer and Internet connectivity. The village level users will be trained on various aspects of computer usage such as accessing the Internet, browsing the Government website and availing of e-Services provided by the Government from time to time. 
    (v)  Use of local language interface in using computers and offering of e-Services through the State Government website will be made available to the users for convenience. Government will provide aides at selected access points to guide citizens with user convenience.

  • Education & Training

    (i)  Computer Education at Schools : Starting from the primary school level, all the school children in the State will be covered under computer training program through appropriate initiatives. The existing coverage of 400 schools will be suitably extended in the coming years. English would be in the school curricula from Class-I.

    (ii) Teachers' Training : Training will be imparted to all school teachers on computer usage and IT applications and special training will be given to teachers-in-charge of computer education under multiple schemes. Regular training programs will be held for the teachers to keep their knowledge base at most current level.

    (iii) Networked Universities and Colleges : All Universities and colleges in the State shall be connected through a Wide Area Network and with Internet connectivity. Student related services and facilities such as online education, career counseling, online selections and interviews etc can be made available through this network.

    (iv) Industry friendly curriculum : Industry friendly curriculum will be devised for all kinds of IT education and training offered by institutions and training houses in the State in consultation with experts drawn from Industry and Academica. EDP will be included in the school and college curricula. This will ensure the compatibility of the young graduates and professionals to the requirement of industry and commerce for getting suitable jobs.

    (v) IT Manpower Planning : Manpower is the lifeline for sustenance of IT activities in the State. Therefore, manpower planning for the IT sector shall be done on a continuous basis. Government will keep a tab on the existing capacities available with various technical institutions in the State on IT related subjects.

  • Capacity Building

    Senior and middle level officers and executives will undergo necessary training programs organised through IT Department in the areas of their interest and intended applications. This will be organized through OCAC. Services of reputed training organisations in the private sector shall be outsourced to augment the existing capacities with Government. Junior executives and official staff shall be given adequate training on various office automation tools and procedures for use in their day-to-day job.