From Our Correspondent
Itagar, Sept 27: A three-day training programme on ‘Basics of computer applications’ commenced at ATI here on Tuesday. The training is for the ministerial staff of Capital Complex heads of offices and heads of departments as well as of the district administration, an official communiqué informed.
Altogether 37 participants – 23 from Capital Complex and 14 from district administration – are attending the programme sponsored fully by central Department of Personnel and Training. Iugurating the programme, ATI Director Pate Marik highlighted the importance of computer application in public delivery system.
“Due to advent of information technology and the Centre’s e-governce policy, the computer has become an integral part of human activities nowadays and people without computer knowledge are handicapped. Therefore it is mandatory for every government functiory to acquire computer skills,” he said.
He also advised the participants to be equipped with rule books in order to maintain transparency in public delivery system and said one has to have thorough knowledge about the functioning and objectives of one’s department for proper dissemition of information to common citizens.
He emphasised the need to improve English knowledge for improving the quality of service delivery. Course Coorditor cum Assistant Director ni Khambo and Assistant Director Bamin Tarang also underscored the importance of computer skills. The main resource persons for the programme are Senior Assistant Professor Dr Marpe Sora and Assistant Professor Gom Taye, both from Rajiv Gandhi University, the communiqué added.