Electronic Human Resource Management System launched to enable easy governance

Dec 26, 2017 14:36 IST
Electronic Human Resource Management System launched to enable easy governance

The DoNER, Space and Public Grievances & Pensions Minister, Jitendra Singh launched the electronic-Human Resource Management System (e-HRMS) in Delhi on 25 December 2017.

The launch process was conducted during the observance of Good Governance Day by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions. The Minister launched the 25 applications of 5 modules of the system. The e-service book launched for the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) during March 2017 will also be integrated into the e-HRMS.

Speaking on the occasion, Jitendra Singh said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Government has taken several initiatives to attain the goal of ‘minimum government, maximum governance’.  He said that the launch of e-HRMS is also a step towards the ‘ease of governance’. He added saying that the initiative will enable optimum use of technology.

The other departments and state governments are also expected to follow the system in due course of time.

About e-HRMS system

• The system is a step in the direction of a fully automated Human Resource Management System with a target to bring all the government employees on the employee portal so that all processes of personnel management starting right from hiring to retiring will be on the digital platform.

• The software will give a comprehensive and combined view of the human resource deployed by the Government.

• It is designed in a way to obtain all management related inputs/reports through its Dashboard and all pendency of data updating as well as claims will be seen online by senior authorities that will instil more responsibility and accountability among all government servants.

• The system would also provide HR analytics for the Government and help the centre in deploying the right man at the right post and thus, extract the best out of an employee.

• Further, it would be cost-effective and hence, would be sustainable in the long term.

• It would dispense the manual system of handling personnel management.

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How will it benefit the government employees?

• The system will enable the employees to not only see all their details such as w.r.t service book, leave, GPF and Salary but also apply for different kind of claims/reimbursements, loan/advances, leave, leave encashment, LTC advances and tours on a single platform.

• With this system, the employees will not be dependent for data updating on administration, but in fact, they will themselves be able to update the data with their login subject to verification by the concerned administration.

• The employees will also be able to track status and match details instantly.

Other Advantages

• The system would reduce file movement and speed up the process of service delivery.

• It would also assist in decision making, common document repository of employees and standardization of master data and minimise manual data entry.

• It would also make information sharing among stakeholders much smoother with the provision of e-sign for accountability and authenticity.

• It would reduce employee’s grievances to a certain extent.

• It would enable organisations to take many administrative decisions easily such as planning of recruitments and posting of an official to a task as per their experience and qualification.

• It will also help employees to concentrate more on public service once free from the personal anxiety of getting their due work done, which will, in turn, enhance public delivery and make more employees available for the core work of the Government.

• Availability of the centralized data will also assist the Government in policy research and planning.

• It will also enable the Government to take the transfer and posting decisions more pragmatically based on reliable first-hand data.

The modules will be fully functional by next month after completion of training to the employees. The remaining modules are expected to be developed by end of the fiscal year.

Morning Current Affairs: 26 December 2017

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