CM Announces RFI For Public Scanning

SRINAGAR - Announcing yet another initiative to assess the status of delivery on various public services, chief minister, Omar Abdullah, Monday said Result Framework Initiative (RFI) would be rolled out for all government departments shortly.

“This would ensure assessment of fulfillment of targets set by each department for the fiscal in accordance with the budgetary grants provided to it to complete the development schemes”, he said adding the information would be in public domain for every citizen to know.

Addressing a joint meeting of ministers and administrative secretaries here on the reopening of durbar in winter capital, he asked officials to sensitize departments regarding the new initiative.

The chief minister said the RFI idea was to have an in-built system of assessment of functioning of government departments and upgrading public scanning on delivery of services by them. 

“The year of 2014 will be the election year for both Parliamentary and Assembly elections, as such whatever task is left to be fulfilled by the government on realizing its commitment has to be completed well before the end of 2013”, he said.

The chief secretary, Madhav Lal, under whose supervision the new initiative has been formulated, presented resume of RFI and explained its effectiveness to improve monitoring and ensure meaningful expenditure of funds on the development front.

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