PITB-BOP ink MoU to setup Citizen Facilitation Booths at e-Khidmat Centers across Punjab

To facilitate citizens and enhance public service delivery at Punjab government’s e-Khidmat Centers, Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) and Bank of Punjab (BOP) signed an MoU on Monday at Arfa Software Technology Park. According to the Agreement, BOP will setup permanent booths in collaboration with PITB in all the e-Khidmat Centers across province.

The Agreement was signed by Chairman PITB Azfar Manzoor and President & CEO BOP Zafar Masud. PITB DG e-Governance Sajid Latif, ADG PITB Muhammad Waseem Bhatti and other senior officials from the two organizations were also present at the ceremony.

On this occasion, Chairman PITB Azfar Manzoor stated that initially collection for e-Stamping system will be commenced while more services will be added at e-Khidmat centers as per requirements. This will ensure transparency and a hassle-free payment process under one roof, he added.

President & CEO BOP Zafar Masud said that through BOP’s collection booths, the citizens will be able to make payments on the spot through cash, cheque, pay order, and demand draft. Additionally, it will help all the stakeholders save time and assure timely delivery of the service,” he concluded.

Free Punjab WiFi facility remains functional in Punjab & has not been shut down: Chairman PITB Azfar Manzoor

The facility of free Punjab Wi-Fi

installed for the convenience of citizens is active and functional. This was stated by Chairman PITB Azfar Manzoor. This facility is available in public buildings, hospitals, education institutes, parks, government offices, and markets etc.

Punjab government remains fully committed to the provision of free WiFi to the citizens and will expand the facility to the whole of Punjab as part of the Digital Punjab vision, stated Chairman PITB.

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