Published On: Thu, Dec 25th, 2014

FinMin launches digital book to improve governance

New Delhi: Finance Ministry today issued a digital containing important decisions and initiatives with a view to improving governance and bringing government closer to the public.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

“MoF (Ministry of Finance) hopes this will be useful to the citizens and an important step in bringing the governance closer to the public,” the Ministry said while launching the e-book on ‘Sushashan Diwas’ (Good Governance Day).

The digital book provides easy access to various initiatives, including good governance steps, taken under the ministry and an IT enabled platform.

The government, the ministry said, attaches utmost importance to the need for improving governance and service delivery to the common man.

“One of the important tenets in this direction is the effective use of IT based applications under e-Governance initiatives,” it said, adding the e-book is in line with this.

The e-book details disinvestment plans, trade facilitation initiatives, Swachh Bharat Kosh (SBK) and direct benefit transfer scheme, among others.

It also contains steps taken by the ministry for providing tax clarity and dispute resolution and steps taken by the new government to curb menace black money.

PTI

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