July 23, 2014
WB Govt to inaugurate data centre to maintain records of state govt employees
The state government will inaugurate a datacentre today at Writers` Buildings for maintaining records of governmentemployees.
A senior engineer of the PWD`s IT cell saida state-of-the-art data centre has been set up, which will provide every recordof any employee of the state government. “Service records, including details ofleave taken by an employee, will be available in the data centre. Data bankcould be used for any official purpose by senior officials of that department,”he said.
This system is called the West BengalGovernment Employees Service Monitoring System and a special control room hasbeen opened to run it. However, manual records will not be abolished and workis on to digitise the data. Service records of IAS and WBCS officers will beavailable in the data bank.
The control room will also be used tostrengthen the video conferencing link between districts and the stateadministrative headquarters.
“The control room will provide strongnetwork of video conference between district magistrates and any other ministeror chief minister,” said the officer.