Personnel and Administrative Reforms Department Principal Secretary Dipak Kumar said that government will invite applications for the post of IT managers soon.”The government plans to post an IT manager in districts within two to three months” he said.
Kumar said that IT managers will help district officials to handle IT related works as well as help them for optimal utilisation of IT-based services.
The government had already introduced use of computers in district offices for official work. The district officials were expected to send regular reports to the state headquarters online.
The government also plans to launch portal-based information sharing system .Bihar had formally adopted e-Governance as a state policy in 2006 on the advice of former president APJ Abdul Kalam.
All 37 district headquarters and 470 block headquarters in Bihar can be accessed online through the Bihar State Wide Area Network.