The State Government has added 110 services under the Sakala scheme, which ensures time-bound service to the public under the Karnataka Sakala Services Act 2011.
With this the total number services availed under the scheme gone up to 375, highest in the country.
Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister T.B.Jayachandra on Thursday released a progress report of July month of the scheme and said 69 services have been made available online.
Important services such as driving learning license, driving license, vehicle registration, duplicate copy of certification of registration, recounting of marks, revaluation of answerscripts, registration of new schools, land registration documents have been made available under the Sakala though online.
Department-wise services available through online are: transport – 5, department of personnel and administrative reforms – 21, primary education and commercial department – 10 each, commerce and industry – two, Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike – 6, Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage – 3, Bangalore Development Authority – 4, Karnataka Housing Board – 3 and Drugs Control Department – 5.
He said 110 services of various departments such as public libraries, collegiate education, technical education, university constituent colleges, university post-graduate section, university examination section, university finance section, university academic section, exercise department, Karnataka State Warehousing Corporation, sericulture have been added on August 16.
The department has identified 1800 services to be provided under the scheme to ensure transparency in the delivery of services to the pubic. More services would be added in the coming days.
He said show-cause notices have been issued against 449 officials who defaulted to provide services on time for more than seven times. A highest number of employees of the Revenue Department (272) followed by Inspector General of Registration (37), Home (26) and Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (11) have failed to provide services on time for than seven occasions, he said.
Sakala Mission Director Shalinig Rajneesh was present.