Relief Commissioner Odisha received egovernance National level award
Innovative people centirc project of SRC " Disaster Assistance Monitoring and Payment System (DAMPS) has received 19th eGovernance award given by Computer Society of India in a national level function held on 23rd April at Prayagraj.
On behalf of SRC , team comprising Dr Kamal Lochan Mishra, Collector, Nabarangpur , Padmanav Behera, Joint Special Relief Commissioner Biswanath Sahoo, OSD of SRC office, Mrs Kabita Roy Das, SIO and Dr Lalatendu Dash, sr technical Director of NIC, Bhubaneswar received the award.
DAMPS facilitates payment of exgratia to next of kin of persons losing their lives due to disasters in the shortest possible time. This absolutely paperless digital platform linking field level revenue officials at the lowest level to the Government could provide the disaster Assistance to the entitled citizens without any hassles.
The platform intregates Crime and Criminal Tracking Networking System (CCTNS) police and IFMS of Finance Department to transfer the assistance directly to bank account of beneficiary on DBT mode.
Project has been developed in technical collaboration with NIC Odisha State Centre , Bhubaneswar. The NIC team led by Mrs Kabita Roy Das, SIO and Dr Lalatendu Dash, Sr technical Director facilitate the complex technical requirements of sophisticated project.
The projected started in June 2020 and till date more than Rs. 200 crore has been disbursed to 5300 beneficiaries through DAMS.