About 2.3 lacs GPF accounts is being maintained by the CDA (Funds) Meerut. Accurate and efficient fund maintenance and management is a herculean task. Project Nidhi has made the maintenance of fund accounts more secure and instantly available to all the subscribers. It has brought in transparency and accuracy while minimizing the grievances at all stages. Data received in this system can be accurately watched and monitored at any stage as it automatically compares the data inflow vis-à-vis compilation. Apart from obviating unnecessary data entry every month this system enables review as well generation of overview/progress report instantaneously. Running on WAN it can be accessed by the authorized user from any location for data submission as well as reports generation. Being customer friendly this project is now running successfully in 15 DDPs where fund subscription is captured electronically even in remote areas of Jammu and Kashmir, North East India and Portblair. Data Entry (duly validated and review) carried out at DDP Controllers and onward transmitted for reconciliation of Data with other DDP Controllers and preparation of Annual GP Fund Statement. Data Entry is being Cheked through system also in a manner “Data Entry will be carried out against compiled actuals” and possibility of over booking will be eradicated.
This system has also been implemented in the PCDA, New Delhi and PCDA (R&D) New Delhi offices for total processing. The software has also been provided to the PCDA (Navy) Mumbai and PCoA (Fys) for exploring the feasibility for implementation of the system.