Sikkim | CM Chamling launches SDSAP & DBT portal in state

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GANGTOK | September 7, 2018:

Chief Minister of Sikkim, Pawan Chamling today in the presence of the principal secretary and development commissioner V.B. Pathak, director Irene O Chankapa, and officers of IT and DESME had launched the State Data Sharing and Accessibility Platform (SDSAP) portal and State Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) portal.

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An IPR release informed that the SDSAP and State DBT portal are information management system for quick and easy recording and dissemination of statistical events to be used by all State government departments, PSUs and government functionaries to publish data sets and services of every department of the State government.

The portals will also help improve and strengthen coordination among departments, to facilitate correct interpretation of data, collation of key statistical indicators under one platform, to increase transparency, accountability, administrative engagement and collaboration with respect to data and statistical outputs.

The principal secretary-cum-development commissioner informed that the government had recognized that in this age of information, there is a need to process, strengthen and improve the data infrastructure of the State. Since, there is no single platform wherein all the important statistics of the State and departments converge, the State data sharing and accessibility platform and State DBT portals are being developed.

Source: Sikkim Express