SENIOR JOURNALIST DELEGATION FROM SINDH MEETS PITB OFFICIALS
A delegation of senior journalists from Sindh Province visited Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) and held meeting with the officials here today.
The Chairman PITB Dr. Umar Saif briefed the delegation regarding the automation of various functions of the government of the Punjab and informed that the technological interventions have assured the transparency, curtailed the delays and stopped the financial pilferages. A number of services for the citizens were now available online 24/7, he added.
Dr. Umar Saif further stated that around 270 different projects in education, health, law and order, revenue, land record and other sectors have been successfully digitalized. Referring to flagship projects undertaken by the PITB such as eStamping, automation of 714 Police Stations and health services, he said that eStamp data would soon be made public, enabling the individuals to access the actual details while FIRs were now being digitally recorded.
He added that 5 crore 70 lakh rural land record has been digitalized, 80 lakh FARD and 44 lakh INTEQAL have been processed. about the gains that Punjab IT Board has made in the field of technology in recent past. Research data and analogs collected from entire province were presented to the guests.
The delegation took keen interest in the PITB projects and lauded the efforts for eradicating the ghost schools, admissions and the teachers from the province. The members of the delegation were taken around different installations including METRO control room.