J-K IAS policeman obtains nationwide honor for IT-based Covid administration task

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By PTI

JAMMU: Senior IAS policeman from Jammu and also Kashmir Shahid Iqbal Choudhary has actually included one more nationwide honor to his cat, this moment for his yeoman’s solution in the battle versus Covid and also offering alleviation to lakhs of individuals in the Union Territory’s summer season capital Srinagar.

During the 24th National Conference on e-governance at Hyderabad on Friday, the ‘Covid Call Centre and also Management System’ task was picked for the ‘gold’ honor for utilizing details and also interaction innovation in Covid administration.

The honor existed by Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office and also Personnel Ministry Jitendra Singh in the existence of Minister of State for Information Technology (IT) K T Rama Rao and also various other elderly politicians.

Choudhary, a 2009-set IAS policeman, goes to existing the tribal events division’s management assistant, president of the JK Mission-Youth and also objective supervisor for the Skill Development Mission.

He has actually obtained numerous nationwide honors over the previous years, consisting of the Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration for exceptional payment in 2014-15.

Quoting an interaction from Union Under Secretary Vibhuti Panjiyar, notifying Choudhary regarding his task being picked for the ‘gold’ honor, authorities stated the group had the highest possible variety of 231 elections from a number of organisations and also areas of the nation.

The task, which was conceptualised by Choudhary in addition to his team participant District Informatics Officer Mujtaba Ahmad Banday, saw 98.

4 percent of the more than 12 lakh populace of Srinagar area obtaining straight profiting.

The IAS policeman is additionally a recipient of National E-Governance Award 2015, nationwide honor by the Election Commission of India for exceptional success in performing of the 2014 basic political elections with nationwide best techniques acknowledgment, nationwide honor for ladies empowerment, nationwide honor for extraordinary success in lady kid education and learning, administration honor and also state political election honor.

Choudhary led from the front when the coronavirus began spreading out in March 2020, with Srinagar, where he was after that uploaded as area advancement commissioner, being the most awful hit in Jammu and also Kashmir.

The cutting-edge procedures taken by the management not just assisted in control of the infection to a big level however additionally supplied succour to residents, consisting of migrant labourers, throughout the long term lockdown, the authorities stated.

They stated Choudhary launched a host of infotech (IT) driven procedures under a collaborated task in the results of the pandemic-induced lockdown which tossed huge obstacles, like control procedures, get in touch with mapping, quarantine administration and also reliable interaction.

These IT treatments assisted the Srinagar area management to make strides from details circulation to self-evaluation and also get in touch with mapping to finish quarantine administration in addition to public complaint redressal and also making certain necessary solution distribution, food and also medication getting to every home, the authorities stated.

The authorities stated the task was established as a collection of numerous components that included online applications for public and also main usage, mobile applications that were developed remembering 2G web connection in Srinagar following the August 5, 2019, advancement when the Centre abrogated Article 370 and also bifurcated the erstwhile Jammu and also Kashmir state right into 2 union regions.

Implementation of GPS-based gadget and also application for monitoring and also surveillance on real-time basis, interactive voice action system (IVRS) based get in touch with centre for reliable action to resident inquiries and also details proliferation, were a few of various other highlights of the task, they stated.

The authorities stated a mobile application was introduced to keep an eye on the place, activity and also health and wellness of Covid favorable instances, besides details was distributed via mass SMS, voice program and also social media sites to circulate details regarding procedures to avoid COVID-19.

Highlighting the wider goals of the task, the authorities stated the lockdown needed procedures to be implemented for running necessary solutions; connecting to individuals, consisting of over 12,000 expectant ladies and also 17,000 individuals with persistent conditions; conference unique needs of senior and also ladies, kids, bad and also penniless to make certain that normal demands of life and also non-Covid health care are participated in regardless of all restrictions.

Establishment of an IVRS phone call centre was intended to guarantee this, while a Covid phone call centre as an one-stop remedy for all needs, and also address complaints was additionally presented, they stated.

The authorities stated individuals taking a trip from impacted nations in addition to various cities of the nation, concealing traveling background, were mapped utilizing ‘Talash’ (search), an application which additionally consisted of group sourcing of details aside from finding traveling information and also purchases.

The authorities stated Srinagar was separated right into 25 areas to provide provision, milk, veggies, medications and also various other fundamentals via IT based treatments at the home of the residents.

Geo-fence and also home-quarantine surveillance was one more attribute of the task which allowed the government to keep an eye on the individuals under quarantine via general practitioner Monitoring, the authorities stated.

They stated an unique campaign for individuals dealing with cancer cells, persistent kidney illness and also diabetic issues needing regular clinical appointments, treatments and also therapy consisting of dialysis was made sure via online enrollment for finish to end help throughout lockdown.

The authorities stated the pro-active method of the area management and also prompt launch of the applications produced a belief of “positivity and trust” in the public in the government.

The data source produced for greater than 12 lakh populace functioned as an on-line database for screening, testing, get in touch with mapping and also later in the inoculation drive, they stated.