Task management system to be integrated with LGCD dept: minister

Our Correspondent
Wednesday, Feb 08, 2023

LAHORE:The caretaker minister for Local Government & Community Development of Punjab (LGCD), Ibrahim Hasan Murad has said that a Task Management System will be integrated with modern technology in the LGCD department under which it would be easier for citizens to get birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates from union council concerned.

Local Government Secretary Dr Irshad Ahmed met the minister at the Civil Secretariat on Tuesday and gave a briefing on the project. Ibrahim Hasan Murad said that after assuming the portfolio of the ministry, the public complaints had been well assessed from the briefing related to the working of all the sectors under the local government, so task management system to streamline the service delivery was an important need of the day.

He said that according to the instructions of Punjab Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi, steps would be taken in the department regarding automation, which would facilitate the provision of facilities to the general public and they will get most of the services at their doorstep. He said that in the future, targets related to important issues would be given to the officers of the department and he would personally monitor the implementation of those targets together with the Local Government Secretary. Ibrahim Hasan Murad expressed his determination that he would try to make things easier for the people and improve the existing system as long as he is in the government. Earlier, the Secretary LG explained the basic features of the proposed Task management system.