e-Governance

ITG has already taken up the projects like Human Resource Management System (HRMS) for Employees & Pensioners, etc through central funding, and other projects like AMC of the Network Infrastructure, Shifting of the GBBN connectivity, etc. which are ongoing.

Following are the Components of e-Governance implemented by ITG:

(i). AMC of ICT Infrastructure

The technological advancements in Information & Communication Technology are very rapid and continuous. The various Government Departments & Organizations has setup IT Infrastructure for the use of their e-Governance initiatives. In order to get efficient management of IT Infrastructure existing in their Offices, maintenance of this IT Infrastructure is absolutely necessary. The DOIT with the approval of the Government has therefore framed guidelines for this AMC works with M/s ITG as the State designated Agency (SDA). M/s ITG has been handling the AMC of the Government Departments/ Institutions/ Corporations/ Autonomous Bodies/ PSU’s/ Local Bodies under the Government of Goa.

(ii). AMC for Extended GBBN Connectivity
Department of Information Technology, Govt, of Goa has been carrying out the work of On-site Comprehensive Annual Maintenance Contract (AMC) for the management and maintenance of Extended GBBN Fiber Connectivity, Local Area Network (LAN)/UPS Electrical Cabling, including Networking Equipments, carried out through the GAP-I Infrastructure project of DOIT and e-Governance Project of ITG through M/s Info Tech Corporation of Goa Ltd. (ITG). The AMC is of comprehensive nature which includes maintenance /repair/replacement of the networking components.

(iii). Shifting / Connectivity of GBBN

The Department of Information Technology has been receiving requests from various Government Departments to provide GBBN connectivity to their respective offices since their offices are being shifted to new locations. Moreover, some of these shifts of the GBBN facility is due to the shifting of the source location, the point of presence (POP) from where the GBBN connectivity is extended to the respective location/ offices. The need of GBBN connectivity arises due to the various e-Governance initiatives taken by the respective Government Departments, Institutions, Corporations, Autonomous Bodies etc. The Departments are requesting GBBN connectivity on urgent basis for their day-today functioning. There are also request for new GBBN connections to be carried out on urgent basis. M/s ITG is appointed as the nodal agency for carrying out the shifting / urgent connectivity works.

ITG has undertaken the work of shifting/urgent GBBN connectivity due to shifting of the locations of various Govt. Departments/Institutions/ Corporations/ Autonomous Bodies, etc.

(iv). e-Tendering / e-Procurement and e-Payments

Government has rolled out e-Tendering & e-Procurement facility in order brings transparency & accountability in public procurement for quite some time.In order to further facilitate this process M/s Infotech Corporation of Goa Ltd (ITG) through Axis Bank has introduced e-Payments wherein the bidders can pay Tender Fee, EMD and Other fees Online through various e-Payments Option such as Credit Card, Debit Card, RTGS and NEFT.With this facility bidders can apply for various tenders by sitting at their preferred workplace or home, there by reliving them in visiting Government Office. Further, this decision has helped Government to go complete paperless for public procurements. In the year 2014-2015 total 4085 tenders have been floated.

(v). Human Resource Management System (HRMS)

HRMS would help the Government of Goa in building a database of Employees and Pensioners which would keep track of the personal details of employees including calculation of salary and pensions payable, filing of returns, keeping track of attendance & other leaves, Service Books, insurance, health benefits and integration of the above database with the existing pension software of Directorate of Accounts developed by NIC. The expected benefits of the system are: Streamlining the manual process, Centralization of employee records, easy data retrieval, integration with other departments, secure and user friendly system, Holistic view of all GoG employees. The work of development and implementation of the HRMS Project under the 13 th Finance Commission has already started through ITG and the work of Digitization of the first 10 Government departments is initiated.

(vi). e-Health Project

The main objective is to have a Universal healthcare system for the State of Goa using a robust IT enabled management and monitoring system with focus on Healthcare MIS. The envisaged e-health project is an integrated solution covering the entire health sector of Goa including all the public healthcare institutions. The data collected at all levels of interaction with the system to be captured and linked together to form the State Health Information System database in the State Data Centre.

ITG has forwarded a proposal to implement end to end fully integrated HMIS for all the government hospitals in the State of Goa. The HIMS will computerize various management operations, financial/technical and other health related functions for all the constituents of GMCH and DHS.