A kiosk to provide information about government houses that are vacant as well as allotments will be installed at Estate Office,Sector 17.
Punjab Governor and UT Administrator Shivraj V Patil launched the House Allotment Committee Information Kiosk at a function organised at the Punjab Raj Bhavan on Thursday.
Data of over 13,500 houses in various categories in Chandigarh pertaining to the employees of Chandigarh Administration,Punjab and Haryana governments and the Punjab and Haryana High Court will be available on the kiosk.
The aim of the kiosk is to enhance accessibility of the information pertaining to government accommodation in Chandigarh.
The kiosk is an initiative of the House Allotment Committee,Department of IT in collaboration with the NIC.
The web-based system has been developed by NIC and provides real-time information regarding the seniority list,vacancy position and allotments of government houses.
The application has integrated the workflow of the House Allotment Committee with that of the Engineering Department and the
Rent Controller Office and is also linked with SMS
The touch-sensitive information kiosk launched on Thursday works as an extension of the web-based system so that those employees who do not have access to the internet can get the information that they want.
The kiosk also enables the users to run a name-based search for fetching information pertaining to them.
Chief Secretary,Haryana,P K Chaudhery,Chief Secretary,Punjab,Rakesh Singh,Adviser to Administrator K K Sharma,Principal Secretary to Governor M P Singh and Secretary,House Allotment Committee,Prerna Puri were among those present at the Raj Bhavan.