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All calendars, diaries, schedulers will now be done digitally by Ministries/Departments/PSUs/PSBs

All calendars, diaries, schedulers and similar other materials will now be done digitally by Ministries/Departments/PSUs/ PSBs – FinMin OM

ECONOMY INSTRUCTIONS RELATED TO PRINTED ACTIVITIES

All calendars, diaries, schedulers and similar other materials, which were earlier printed in physical format, will now be done digitally by Ministries/Departments/PSUs/PSBs

Ministries/Departments/PSUs/PSBs and all other organs of the government to adopt innovative means to use digital or online methods

Given the prevailing circumstances in which the world is increasingly moving towards adopting digital force-multipliers for productivity, the Government of India has decided to follow this best practice.

There is to be no activity towards printing wall calendars, desktop calendars, diaries and other such material for use in the coming year by any Ministries/Departments/PSUs/PSBs and all other organs of the government.

All such activity shall go digital and online.

There is to be a concerted effort towards incorporating innovative methods in such matters. Using technological innovations for planning, scheduling and forecasting is well known to be economical, efficient and effective.

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and his governance model have always seen technology as an enabler. Integrating technology into our work is in line with his vision.

Therefore all calendars, diaries, schedulers and similar other materials, which were earlier printed in physical format, will now be done digitally. Publication of Coffee Table books will also be stopped and appropriate use of E-Books is encouraged. All Ministries / Departments / PSUs / PSBs and all other organs of the government are to adopt innovative means to use digital or online methods for the same. Innovative digital and online solutions which will achieve the same result as physical calendars or diaries are to be prioritized and to be put into practice.

No. 7(2)/E.Coord/2020
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure

North Block, New Delhi
Dated 2nd September, 2020

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject : – Economy Instructions – Printing activities

As the world is increasingly moving towards adopting digital force multipliers for productivity and given the fact that using technological innovations for planning, scheduling and forecasting is known to be economical, efficient and effective, the Government of India has decided that there will be no further activities towards printing wall calendars, desktop calendars, diaries, festival greeting cards and similar materials by all Ministries / Departments / Autonomous Bodies and other organs of the Government. All such activities including materials which were earlier printed in physical format shall be done digitally online. The printing of Coffee Table books is also banned and appropriate use of E-Books is encouraged. Therefore, all concerned are directed to make efforts to adopt innovative means to use digital or online method for the above activities.

2. This issues with the approval of Secretary (Expenditure) and will come into force with immediate effect.

(Thanglemlian)
Joint Secretary to the Government of India

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