On Wednesday, the Federal Minister of Information and Technology, Syed AminUl Haque stated that the National Information Technology Board (NITB) is crucial to the nation and emphasized the demand for increased transparency in its operations.
The Federal Minister, who was presiding over the NITB Board of Governors meeting, stated that all decisions should be made on the basis of merit and that there would be no compromise on transparency.
He asserted that the NITB had achieved institutional autonomy and that it is now the duty of all CEOs to carry out the suggestions and directives of the BoG.
The meeting, which authorized the creation of the Executive Committee, HR & Administration Committee, Audit & Finance Committee, and Technical/Procurement Committees, was conducted with the aid of tablets in the manner of the federal cabinet.
The NITB rules, management, consulting, and other pertinent topics were also discussed at the meeting.
The Board shall receive recommendations for human resource management policies from the HR & Administration Committee.
The Committee will be in charge of selecting, evaluating, paying (including retirement benefits), and arranging the succession for the CEO, CFO, and company secretary.
The Additional Secretary MoITT, the Secretary of Finance, the Secretary of Science and Technology, the Member of IT, the Director General Technical, the Secretary of NTISB, and the CEO of NITB make up the NITB Board of Governors.
The National Information Technology Board (NITB), which was established on August 11, 2014, by the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication, was formed by the merger of the Pakistan Computer Bureau (PCB) and Electronic Government Directorate (EGD) (MoITT).
All government departments and Ministries’ operational difficulties are addressed by the NITB.
To encourage the e-governance culture in all public departments and establish plans, technologies, and infrastructures holistically to improve the performance of the public sector, NITB specializes in key automation, design, development, and implementation of reliable IT technologies.
By providing cutting-edge information technology support to Federal Ministries and Divisions for improving their performance, quality, and productivity, NITB aspires to enhance Pakistani citizens’ lives through digital empowerment.
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