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A Union Health Ministry real-time monitoring dashboard to track government programs and infrastructure projects among others has caught the attention of various government departments who are now looking to adopt it for their own operations.

The brainchild of Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, the dashboard was launched to ensure transparency, accountability and better governance, official sources said.

It is implemented by the Ministry of Health for real-time monitoring of government programs related to the ministry, ongoing infrastructure projects, parliamentary questions, letters, pending files, data and vacancies , among others.

Each complaint is filed and tagged with the department’s division of labor and must be dealt with by the relevant officer within a given time frame, the sources told PTI. Grievance analysis also helps the ministry make policy decisions, they said.

With the help of it, officials also track upcoming bills. It has been in use since September 2021. ”There are 15 modules including grievances and elimination time tracking by key officials, periodic review of all institutes, schemes and programs. There is media monitoring, tracking of vacancies in different institutes under the ministry, analysis of health infrastructure, demographics, health outcomes, service delivery on a single platform, and time to work. pending and disposing of files on the portal, explained an official.

The main feature of this dashboard is that the data from the 15 modules is integrated and linked to various schemes, programs and institutes under the Ministry of Health, which allows a 360 degree view which further helps in decision making. fast, added the manager. .

“Decisions and instructions given by the ministry to officials during meetings are timely uploaded to the dashboard for future follow-up and time-bound action,” he said. In addition, it also covers diets and programs under the Department of Health Research.

A report is submitted to the Union Health Minister every Monday so that he can personally follow all developments.

Senior officials can get updates on various tasks, letters and meetings with just one click and this is also reflected. The dashboard is also used for real-time monitoring of the Janaushadhi program which includes sales, inventory, kendra performance and trend analysis. It is also used to monitor fertilizer stocks, production, sales and demand across the country.

“The Ministry of Health receives requests from several ministries and the team is working on expanding the portal to include all other central ministries,” the sources added.

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