After completing the successful installation of the e-Abiana system in the province of Punjab, the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) and the Irrigation Department are heading towards the development of the e-Tawan system.
To start working on e-Tawan a meeting was held between Secretary Irrigation Punjab Capt. (retd), Saif Anjum, and Chairman Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), Azfar Manzoor to discuss the essentials details of the development of e-Tawan which is said to be an initiative as a part of the e-Abiana.
The discussion in the meeting included discussion regarding the e-Abiana’s performance as well.
The idea behind the development of the e-Abiana is to automate the process of water payments collection system and fines via PITB developed e-Pay Punjab system.
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The project was intended to digitalize the process of water collection money received from farmers in the form of Abiana, which was collected under the supervision of the Irrigation Department e-Pay Punjab. The goal was to maintain transparency and make the collection of revenue easier.
Along with discussing the new initiative meeting also included talk about the automation and up-gradation of the Irrigation Department’s library in line with PITB’s e-Library initiative.
Both the parties will be signing an agreement to make sure that all the essential elements are available beforehand for departments’ employees.
PITB DG-IT Operations, Faisal Yousaf, DG e-Governance, Sajid Latif, Director Development and Procurement, Ata-ur-Rehman, and Director IT, M Kashif Farooq showed up their presence in the meeting.
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