To conduct training programmes on ICTs and its applications to the three tier panchayat functionaries/officials of Rural Development and panchayat raj
To provide ICT solutions and state-of-the-art infrastructure (hardware and software) at SIRD&PR
To provide access to internet and online information, benefiting all the Centres, departments, wings and end-users
To facilitate automation of training, research and all other activities to bring in greater efficiency in its operations
Annual Action Plan (2020 - 2021):
PFMS is a common electronic platform for complete tracking of fund flows from the Government to large number of programme implementing agencies until it reaches the final intended beneficiaries or vendors. In this regard, Governement has issued orders vide G.O.(Ms) No. 104 Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (PR-1) department, dated: 26.07.2018 and G.O.(Ms) No. 133 Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (PR-1) department, dated: 18.09.2018 for effective implementation of PFMS in RLBs. The Directorate of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj is designated as State Level Scheme Manager under PFMS and Agency approval shall be done by the Finance Department of the Government / State Project Management Unit of PFMS, Tamil Nadu. 31 District Panchayats, 385 Block Panchayats, 12524 Village Panchayats are treated as individual agency and registered in the PFMS Platform at State, District, Block and Village Panchayat level.
SIRD&PR has conducted PFMS training to the officials of RD&PR Department covering 19,659 participants in 492 batches at a cost of Rs.2.32 crores for Financial Year 2018-19. The training programme has been conducted in cascading method in SIRD&PR and Engineering Colleges in District with hands on session.