JAMMU: The first batch of 30 officers from the Commercial Tax Department of Jammu division is being trained in information technology skills pertinent to their day to day job requirement. The training organized by the Information Technology department, J&K was inaugurated by the Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, Ramesh Kumar.
He highlighted the importance of Information Technology in contemporary governance. This will transform human capital into digitally empowered knowledge resources he said. He expressed appreciation for the well organized training which is in a series of such trainings being organized by the Information Technology Department across the State government departments. Technical Officer, Information Technology, Department, Asgar Ali informed that in all, a total of 180 officers of commercial tax department, will undergo the two-day training programme in six batches.
The aim of this training course is to equip the officers to undertake e-Governance transactions through IT enabled platforms. To begin with a batch of 30 officers, comprising both gazetted as well as non-gazetted will receive the two days training. The training will cover a wide range of topics ranging from use of computers for basic office work to MS-Excel and training related to IT tools of GST network.
Asgar further informed that the training is in continuation to Information Technology Department’s endeavor to strengthening the administration at grass roots level by capacity building of manpower in Information Technology skills and e-governance practices.
Department has embarked on the third specialized training this year, after successful completion of recently concluded training for different category of employees of Civil Secretariat at Srinagar and district Leh.More training will be organized by the department this year, he informed.