Chief Minister stresses on the necessity of transparency in governance
By Our Correspondent, 17/04/2018, Agartala

Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Tuesday gave a clarion call to the entire administration to initiate crystal clear governance for the people saying, “my government is surfaced on the intellectual thinking of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had paved a new way for the entire country and I am indebted to follow his principles of corruption free India” in the inaugural function of “two day regional workshop of TPDS computerisation and Reforms” at Pragna Bhavan here in Agartala.

Delegates from Assam, Mizoram, Manipur, Meghalaya and other North Eastern States representing Food Corporation of India and distinguished platforms had participated in the program. The workshop mainly emphasizes on the important aspects of Fair Price Shop Automation, enabling cashless transactions in the field of FPS to take a hold on the corrupt practices. The NIC is working as the technical support provider for the initiative.

However, stressing on the Prime Minister’s initiatives as ‘Look East’, ‘Act East’ and the fresh decentralized version of NITI Ayog, the NITI Forum; Chief Minister Deb also added, Our Prime Minister is very much concerned about the North Eastern region and it reflects his vision of making the country a superior one having a transparent administrative body.

Meanwhile, he was accompanied by Y. Kumar Secretary FCS, Minister of Food Manoj Kanti Deb along with Chief Secreatry Sanjeev Ranjan and other officials of the relevant departments. Minister of Food, CS & CA Manoj Kanti Deb expressed his gratitude towards the government of India for making Tripura to host the initiative during his speech.

 It is also worthy to mention that Tripura has already started the digitization and cashless transaction system through POS. According to a report 97% of the implementation stage has been covered and soon the state is going to launch ‘e-facility’ in FPS system.