ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Computer Bureau (PCB) is engaged in ensuring capacity building of trainers to further train employees of Federal government on e-office system to cater optimum results.

The Master trainers of the Bureau are imparting training to them as part of government’s plan to deploy e-office system in all Federal ministries soon.

Sources at PCB on Sunday said the e-office system is already functional in Prime Minister Office, National Assembly Secretariat and Ministry of Information Technology. The sources said under Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) funded IT project, the federal ministries would be deployed with e-office system.  With regard to progress of e-office project, the sources said multiple teams have been constituted in accordance with nature of tasks and relevant to human resource expertise. Moreover, they said that acquisition of Data Centre Facility for e-Office Hosting, signing of contract for e-office and middle software with the vendors, gathering and analysis of minitries for configuration of basic parameters for the said system has already completed. They said Federal Ministries/Divisions have nominated their Focal Persons to liaison with PCB team for implementation of the system simultaneously and added that above 75% network connectivity of Federal Ministries/Divisions through Optical Fiber Ring has also been tested successfully.

The sources said Minister of State for Information Technology and Telecommunications, Anusha Rehman has also directed to establish an IT Service Management Cell to register and address issues of end users of the system.

The said system would be a key tool to ensure efficiency, accuracy, effectiveness, good governance, transparency, and accountability in decision making.

The sources said the indigenous technological industry has been utilized for development and implementation of e-office system to encourage local industry and to maximize usage of local IT Human Resource as per vision of present government.