Arjun Munda, Union Minister of Tribal Affairs will virtually receive “SKOCH Challenger Award” conferred to Ministry of Tribal Affairs for e-Governance tomorrow for its IT-led initiatives and other transformational initiatives  leading to outcome-based performance improvement. Shri Deepak Khandekar, Secretary, Ministry of Tribal Affairs will be present.

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA) has taken up several transformational initiatives recently.  It has digitalised all the processes leading to paperless office, monitoring is data driven, communication to states is online report system and is analytics based and a performance dashboard is updated on a real time basis. There is transparency with tribal related  data available in public domain across the following: Performances Dashboard, Prayas-PMO Dashboard, NITI Aayog and DBT Mission. 

Arjun Munda said, “ There is a dramatic change in our approach to policy making and action. We want evidence-based policy making which will be realistic and address the problems of tribals at the grass root. Also, for transformational changes, we are adopting the digital route which ensures transparency and ensures speed of delivery”.

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