FDE switches to e-office system

System will help electronic tracking of files


Zaigham Naqvi July 19, 2019
PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Directorate of Education has shifted to E-office system.

The system was introduced with the help of National Information Technology Board (NITB). For this purpose, all FDE employees received three-days training.

FDE is responsible for all educational institution falling under Federal Board of Education spread across Pakistan. E-office will improve communication of directorate with officers.

The system will help electronic movement and the tracking of files, and the archival and retrieval of data.

FDE has decided to link all area education officers (AEOs) with the system in the first phase while some 423 educational institutions would be linked with it in next phase.

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Further, the Director Human Resource (HR) Saqib Shahab inaugurated the system by sending a file to education ministry. In this regard, he said that the system would help in quick resolution of affairs and problems and added that it would surely improve institution’s performance. He said that in first phase, all AEOs were being shifted to the system while there would be phase-wise shifting of all 423 educational institutions under FDE.

In this regard, the master trainer NITB, Mehwish Peerzada, told The Express Tribune that the system had been implemented in some twenty ministries and divisions. She told the training of FDE employees has also been completed on emergency basis.

Talking about the nature of training, she said that employees learnt preparation of files, marking of officials during the training. She added that implementation of new system would result in swift transfer of files which would ultimately result in better performance.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 19th, 2019.

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