Friday, October 22, 2021

J&K: NITI Aayog CEO interacts with Administrative Secretaries of different Departments in Srinagar

In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, CEO, NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant, had an interaction with the Administrative Secretaries of different Departments in Srinagar today. The CEO, who is on a four day visit to Jammu & Kashmir, congratulated and complimented the administrative secretaries on the amount of work being done in a range of areas in the Union territory.
He said that for transformation and to see the palpable change on ground, Good Governance is the key and added that in today’s day and age, good governance is possible only by use of technology that enables to bring in transparency, geo-tag and obtain real time data, which in turn helps us to monitor and evaluate our progress at different levels in a range of sectors. He maintained that the monitoring and evaluation team at NITI will help the departments in the Union territory to fix their outcomes, which then can be monitored to measure achievement in a specific area, through an outcome oriented action plan.
Speaking on Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship across the length and breadth of the country, the CEO, asked the administration to shortlist 500 schools in Kashmir and another 500 in Jammu, for establishment of Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL), a state-of-the-art space in schools with a goal to foster curiosity and innovation in young minds.

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