Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday launched the Odisha Agni-Shama Seva online portal for issuance of Fire Safety Certificates to different categories of buildings through online mode.
As many as eight services would be available to the public through online mode.
The Chief Minister has asked the Fire Service Department to include all other services by 2nd October this year.
Launching the online portal, the Chief Minister said, “I am delighted to launch Odisha Agni-Shama Seva Online Portal today for issuance of Fire Safety Certificates to different categories of buildings on online process. This will enhance efficiency, improve transparency and help provide timely services without actual human interaction.”
“I understand that with launching of this portal, eight services could be availed by the citizens on online mode to obtain Fire Safety Certificates for high rise buildings, multiplexes, shopping malls and clinical establishments etc,” he added.
He advised that the remaining services mandated should also be integrated in the portal and be made available to the citizens before 2nd October, 2020 as per the commitment to the people of the State.
Minister Captain Dibya Sankar Mishra said the Fire Service Department has been providing an impressive service in disaster response.
It will be developed into a multi-sector disaster response force.
Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy said that providing online approval to general public is a significant step forward in providing hassle free services to the public.
D.G. Fire Services gave the welcome address and IG Fire Services offered the vote of thanks.
Development Commissioner, Principal Secretary Home, Secretary to CM (5-T), Secretary ET & IT and senior officers of Fire Services Department were present on the occasion.