Shimla, India: The Himachal government’s project ‘Manav Sampada — A Green Governance Tool for Human Resources’ has won the Award of Excellence during the recently held Computer Society of India’s annual conference held in Kolkota on December 2.
The Manav Sampada software application was developed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) for bringing in efficiency in the administration. In fact, the emphasis of the state government for inclusion of PRIs under the 73rd Constitutional Amendment in micro level HR planning has also been made possible through Manav Sampada.
The Manav Sampada application has been developed as a complete HR solution for the massive manpower of 234,705 employees of 146 state government departments posted in 27,918 offices. This application provides an interface for integration of the data with other e-governance applications already running in the state, such as e-Salary, e-Gatg, e-Samadhan , e-Sameesha, e-Attendance, e-Sanchalan, e-PDS along with user authentication and master data of offices, vacancy position, employee strength, online transactions etc. In the last financial year itself, 3.5 million transactions have been made through Manav Sampada in the form of transfer, postings, promotion, increment and employee service history etc. It is also used for analysing the skillset of each employee by collecting the information like skills, compensation, personal details and demographic details.
Manav Sampada has improved the carbon credit rating of the state by saving paper, postage, fuel and employee costing to the tune of INR 386.30 million per month. The green value of Manav Sampada is worth INR 50 million per month.
Manav Sampada provides dashboard-based dynamic graphical interface to the decision support professionals for effective monitoring and planning of human resource. Online submission of ACR by individuals, ACR movement to reporting and reviewing officers, Locking of ACRs is a unique initiative taken by the Himachal Pradesh government for reducing the time gap in holding regular DPCs. It is the first integrated application of the country for single signing-on for 17 e-Governance applications.
It also provides GIS integration for comparative reporting for area specific micro-level manpower planning and SMS-based dissemination of information to all stakeholders.