LAHORE: The launch of the Human Resource Management System (HRMS) in the agriculture departments of the Punjab Province will improve the functioning of the department, said Provincial Minister of Punjab for Agriculture Malik Nauman Ahmad Langrial.
He was addressing the launch of HRMS for Agriculture sector on Friday.
The minister said that the new online system would bring positive changes and prove to be as a catalyst for change in public sector performance,
The robust HRMS would enable the agriculture department to digitally manage its entire workforce, he said, adding that the database in the HR system comprises records of a headcount of 18,465, working tirelessly to introduce best farming practices at the grassroots level and enhance capacity building.
The minister said that it would contribute positively towards institutional development as well as human resource development of the agriculture department of Punjab as all the above were the fundamental pillars of the digital policy of the current regime.
Punjab Information and Technology Board Director General (IT Operations) Faisal Yousaf said that the department of agriculture supported in developing HRMS. "We have implemented various successful e-government projects in Punjab and other provinces."