By Bizodisha Bureau, Bhubaneswar, September 15, 2018: Eight more public services pertaining to University and Board of Secondary education have been made online through public service portal “” on Saturday.

Launching the online system here on Saturday, chief secretary A P Padhi directed Center for Modernizing Government Initiative (CMGI) to make the online services completely free of human interface in coming months.

Padhi also asked CMGI to link the online service portal with Government dues payment system so that the citizen would not be required to visit the office physically for clearing up the fees and dues.

Sri Padhi further asked the officials to ensure the online services within the specified time period as per Odisha Right to Public Services Act, 2012 enacted by State Government for timely and hassle free delivery of services to the citizens.

Outlining these newly added online services, principal secretary, general administration and public grievance, Ashok Kumar Meena said, henceforth six public services of School and Mass Education Department and two public services of Higher Education department would be available online through common application portal.

The services of school and mass education department included duplicate copy of the High School mark sheet, duplicate copy of board certificate, issue of verification of certificates, issue of verification of mark sheet, issue of migration certificate from BSE, Odisha and issue of provisional pass certificate/mark sheet.

Similarly, the services of higher education department included issue of provisional university certificate / mark sheet and issue of university migration certificate.

Principal Secretary, school and mass education, Pradeepta Kumar Mohapatra said that students need not run to board or university to apply for these certificates. They can apply for these online from their homes or from common service centers. The applicants would have to create a user id and pass word on the portal and apply for the required service.

There would also be the facility to pay the fees online. After submitting the application, the applicant would get an auto generated acknowledgement mentioning all details of his application. The application would be processed online. After final approval by the sanctioning authority, the applicant would get an auto generated SMS in his mobile telephone to download the certificate at his end.

Mohapatra further also informed that steps were being taken to digitize all old certificates for digital locker system. As of now 341 services of 25 departments have been notified under ORTPS Act specifying procedure and the time limit within which the services would be delivered to the citizens from the date of application. Sources say, so far 88 public services including 8 of today have been made online.

Besides, Common Application Portal Link has also been provided for 28 other services. Steps are on to make these linked services online shortly.

Executive Director of CMGI V. Jaya Kumar, President Board of Secondary Education, Dr Jahan Ara Begum along with senior officers from concerned departments and CMGI participated in the launching ceremony.

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