Performance & Reforms Cell To Improve Governance, Public Service: Chief Secretary Punjab

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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

LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 16th Apr, 2019 ) :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.

Asking the Director General Anti-Corruption for early disposal of pending inquiries, the Chief Secretary assured that the Punjab government would provide all support to the department.

He directed the officers to implement instructions regarding holding of open courts and the common man should be given due respect in government offices.

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.

Additional Chief Secretary, Senior Member board of Revenue, Chairman Chief Minister's Inspection Team, Commissioner Lahore Division and officers concerned were also present.

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