All departments had earlier been instructed to weed out the redundant and obsolete record biting dust since decades and now the Punjab government has sought compliance report form all departments for this, an official spokesman said here.
According to the General Administration Department, all departments have been asked to provide details of the records which have been weeded out and the kind of initiatives taken for the proper upkeep of records using scientific method and modern technology.

The Punjab government has taken the initiative as part of 'Swachh Bharat Mission' launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He said the compliance report received from all departments would be forwarded to Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal for further action.

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