- Performance & Reforms Cell to improve governance, public service: Chief Secretary Punjab
Performance & Reforms Cell To Improve Governance, Public Service: Chief Secretary Punjab
Chief Secretary Punjab Yousaf Naseem Khokhar said Tuesday that Chief Secretary's Performance and Reforms Cell set up in his office was aimed at improving the governance and public service delivery through Information Technology
Presiding over a meeting of all administrative secretaries and divisional commissioners here at Civil Secretariat, the Chief Secretary said the cell would not only monitor the performance but also work on reforms in different sectors, especially health and education.
He said that targets of progress could not be achieved without curbing corruption, adding that effective measures against corruption would help stop financial irregularities, besides improving performance of departments.
He directed the administrative secretaries to strengthen the system of accountability and audit within departments.
He said the capability of government departments would be enhanced through the IT. He asked the PITB Chairman to bring improvement in the IT system being used for price control in districts so that effective monitoring of daily-use items could be ensured.
The Chief Secretary also issued directives regarding early disposal of departmental inquires, pension cases and complaints received on Pakistan Citizen Portal.