Islamabad-Chairman National Accountability Bureau Qamar Zaman Chaudhry yesterday chaired a high-level meeting to review latest progress on NAB’s Monitoring and Evaluation System (MES) here at NAB headquarters.

During the meeting, Advisor to Chairman on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) gave a detailed presentation regarding the latest progress on the working of Management and Evaluation System (MES) in NAB and its efficacy in future. He informed that  NAB has developed an effective Monitoring and Evaluation System (MES) catering the needs of all concerned having salient features of maintenance of data at each stage including complaint entry, complaint verification, inquiry, investigation, prosecution stage and record preservation of regional board meetings and executive board meetings including case brief, decisions made and list of participants attended the meeting with time & date and ability to analyze data in qualitative and quantitative form having warnings and alarms system for violators.

The chairman NAB said that Monitoring and Evaluation System is very important in order to have measurable impact on expected outcomes and have been implemented effectively. He said that Monitoring and Evaluation System (MES) will help in identifying the most valuable and efficient use of resources.

It is critical for developing objective conclusions. Monitoring and Evaluation System (MES) provide the necessary data to guide strategic planning and helps improving performance and achieving results to improve current and future management of outputs, outcomes and impact. He said that Monitoring and Evaluation System (MES) is an important management tool to track progress and it facilitates in decision making as well as establishes links between the past, present and future actions. 

Chaudhary also said that the purpose of monitoring and evaluation System in NAB is to track implementation and outputs systematically, and measure the effectiveness of programmes which help determine exactly when a programme is on track and when changes may be needed.  He said that Monitoring and Evaluation System (MES) forms the basis for modification of interventions and assessing the quality of activities being conducted.