ISLAMABAD - Minister For Information Technology, Aamar Zaman Kaira Saturday said the government desires to use IT to bring greater efficiency and transparency. The other objective was to streamlining the functioning of the government and at the same time facilitating the citizens by providing them services at their doorsteps, he said this during his visit to Electronic Government Directorate. On the occasion, Executive Director EGD, Raza Abbas Shah briefed the Minister about the organisational structure, its growth since inception and major accomplishments to-date. He was informed that 40 different IT projects are being executed by EGD for various federal government organisations. Appreciating the efforts of EGD, he said it is doing a remarkable job in automating various processes and assisting Federal government Organization in making their services available online to citizens. He said e-government could significantly contribute to government's hundred days programme. He particularly showed keen interest in using IT to bring greater transparency in the electoral process. The Minister stressed the need for judicious utilization of public funds and acknowledged the necessity of continued support for sustainability of projects.