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Coal Ministry to go ‘totally digital’ from November 1

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coalAdding another feather to Center’s ambitious ‘Digital India’ initiative, Coal Ministry has decided to be completely online from November 1 onwards. With an aim to increase efficiency and transparency, the ministry will convert all their papers and documents into digital format.

“For timely disposal of papers & transparency, Coal Ministry to go totally digital by November 1“,Coal Secretary Anil Swarup tweeted, “All files & papers to be in digital format.” He added.

Digital India Programme has launched by the government last year to transform the country into a digitally empowered and knowledge economy.

As coal ministry is the largest ministry and is charged with exploration of coal and lignite reserves in India, production, supply, distribution and price of coal through the government-owned corporations Coal India Limited and its subsidiaries, as well as Neyveli Lignite Corporation. Coal ministry always needs to be empowered digitally, now it’s finally going to be implemented by the steps taken by anil swaroop.

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