Commerce ministry weeds out 24,338 files during June-July

As part of the Modi-government's cleanliness drive in the working area to improve overall ambiance of offices, the Commerce Ministry has weeded out as many as 24,338 files during June and July.

The ministry, according to sources, held three special drives during June-July for weeding out and indexing of old files and records.

A total of 5,493 files were recorded, 27,609 files were reviewed and 24,338 files were weeded out during the three drives, they said, adding that it has been communicated to the Cabinet Secretariat.

In a directive aimed at improving the work culture in government offices, the Cabinet Secretary had asked all secretaries to improve the overall ambiance of offices and ensure punctuality of officials especially in departments with major public interaction.

The top bureaucrat of the government had asked all the departments to increasingly emphasise on "cleanliness of work areas and improvement in the over-all ambiance of office buildings as also punctuality on the part of the officials should be reviewed on sustained basis so that there is a visible improvement and there are no report of slippages in this regard".

Soon after taking charge, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had met all the secretaries and had asked them to begin workplace reforms with cleaning-up of offices and improving the conditions, which would automatically result in efficient services to the citizens.

In June, Ministry of Home Affairs and Department of Personnel and Training at North Block were told to get rid of the clutter and weed out old and unwanted files.

Post new comment

E-mail ID will not be published
CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.

EDITORIAL OF THE DAY

  • Sebi’s latest ban on 260 entities plugs a major loophole for stock manipulation

    Last week, the capital market regulator, Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) banned 260 entities from dealing in the securities market for m

FC NEWSLETTER

Stay informed on our latest news!

INTERVIEWS

GV Nageswara Rao

MD & CEO, IDBI Federal Life

Timothy Moe

Goldman Sachs

Chander Mohan Sethi

CMD, Reckitt Benckiser India

COLUMNIST

Arun Kumar Jain

Nuances in managing joint ventures

This is an age of collaboration. A seemingly simple device ...

Kuruvilla Pandikattu SJ

Finding the missing child of Christmas

Christmas is basically the feast of a helpless child. The ...

Shona Adhikari

Why Indian art auctions are here to stay

With Christie’s second India sale just over in Mumbai, we ...

INTERVIEWS

William D. Green

Chairman & CEO, Accenture