Digitalization & Micro-filming of records & subsequent to be put on the web-site of the Department through customized software for retrieval of the digital information
The management of electronic records is recognized as one of the vital underpinning elements in the government's modernization programme, and is a key to the government target for online service delivery. It will also be facilitating in helping organizations to meet the requirements of the Right to Information Act. To achieve the goal and to make Archives Department more modern & scientific, to keep the archival records intact for a longer period and for prompt access and retrieval of information/records by the users, the Department proposes to convert its all archival collection into digital/ micro-film format in a phased manner on out-sourcing basis. Moreover, the Department is also looking up to put all digital records on web portal of the Department through customized software with a view to quick access of information by the users, long term archiving and help in saving the original archival records etc. from mishandling and decay. Finance Department vide EFC Memo has concurred Rs. 29.49 Crore for the implementation of the project. As per the concurrence, 4 crore pages of records will be digitized and microfilmed in first phase within time line of 30 Months. The work has been allocated to the Implementing Agency after observing codal formalities such as E-Tender and the project was inaugurated by the Hon'ble Deputy CM, Delhi on 31st August, 2017. As on dated 1 Crore pages of archival records has been digitized so far.