Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government intensifies work on paperless governance system. A meeting was held on digitization of government system and making paperless in the planning and development department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The meeting was attended by Provincial Minister for Food, Science and Information Technology Atif Khan, Minister for Health and Finance Timur Jhagra, Additional Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shehab Ali Shah. The meeting was informed that 170 sub-matters and procedures of 32 government departments would be digitized. The meeting approved the formation of a steering committee under the chairmanship of the Minister of Science and Information Technology, which will oversee the entire process. Under the system, files, notifications, correspondence and other matters will be digitized.
The paperless governance system and digitization of government departments will enable faster public welfare work and increase transparency in government affairs. The meeting was informed that the process of assessing the requirements of government departments for the project has already been completed and the process of acquiring software will be completed soon. The process of digitization of the government system will not only improve the performance of government officials but also speed up the work of public interest.