Bhubaneswar, Oct 29: The Housing & Urban Development (H&UD) Department is all set to utilize the one-stop online platform SUJOG for all sorts of mobile services.
It was ensured after the performance of the Online Urban Service Delivery Platform-SUJOG, developed under the 5T initiative was reviewed by the Principal Secretary, H&UD Department, G Mathivathanan on Saturday.
The online platform SUJOG offers multiple options for online payment including payment through M-POS machines and integration with other digi-payment platforms.
Currently, seven urban services viz. Building Plan Approval, Trade License, Property Tax Collection and Assessment, Water and Sewerage Tax Collection and Assessment, Marriage Registration Certificate, Finance, accounting and Public Grievance Redressal System are being provided under SUJOG throughout the State.
In order to ensure hassle-free delivery of urban services and ease of living for the denizens, the Principal Secretary has issued strict directions to all the Development Authorities, Urban Local Bodies, WATCO and PHEO to stop receipt of offline applications and payments forthwith.
In the review meeting, the HODs of all the institutions were instructed to withdraw the Receipt Books from the Field Officials and cancel all the unused receipt books to prevent any misuse. Besides, they have also been asked to submit a certificate every month declaring termination of receipt of offline applications and payments for all the services available under SUJOG.