Launching of C&W website, a revolutionary step for transparency: Yousaf AyubJuly 3, 2013
Peshawar: The Government of V Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the Communication & Works Department launched its website for posting information, tendering projects and contracts, a way towards a shift in policy from old one to the new one. The new system would provide information about all contracts which will be posted on the website and the public with a one click of button will get access to what is going on in the C&W Department.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Communication & Works, Yousaf Ayub Khan was given a briefing at the occasion and he termed today’s decision for launching of C&W website regarding tenders of projects and contractors as a big achievement and a revolutionary step of the present government regarding transparency which would go a long way in discouraging corrupt practices in the C&W Department in the province.
Both the Secretaries outgoing and incoming, Waqar Ayub and Afzal Latif of C&W were present in the ceremony of launching website and to start government in the C&W Department.
The Minister was told during the briefing on Wednesday here at Peshawar that a new I.T system would be introduced in the current financial year replacing the old manual system throughout the province. It would be a transparent mechanism and would stop all sorts of irregularities and corrupt practices.
The Provincial Minister appreciated the plan and approved it in principle with the direction to advertise all the details of the new system for the contractors and the masses. He termed the idea according to the vision of the present government, under the light of the PTI manifesto to end the menace of the corruption from all the institutions of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
Yousaf Ayub hoped that this strategic decision would result in a revolutionary and visible change ensuring the quality construction, transparency in C&W tenders proceedings and standard developmental projects in future in the province and would save national money and time.
The Minister advised all the concerned authorities on this occasion to avoid any delay in implementing this plan. Good and positive steps should not be delayed, he added. The department website is www.cwd.gkp.pk and Deputy Director Sardar Muhammad can be approached on Cell No. 03339126406 for asking more details.