ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways has launched e-Procurement System to make the process more transparent, efficient and easy as per the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan for good governance and digital Pakistan, said Railways Minister Azam Khan Swati on Tuesday.

Addressing the MoU signing ceremony between PR and Tejari, the minister said the government was focusing on accountability, transparency, and providing relief to the people and has made significant progress towards e-governance in this regard.

The minister said billions of rupees were involved in different projects and routine purchases and this initiative will further improve financial and administrative affairs of the Pakistan Railways. “The MoU with Tejari would be helpful in ensuring transparency in awarding of contracts as well,” he added.

Secretary Pakistan Railways Habib-ur-Rehman Gilani said that the department has developed a roadmap that would not only make the procurement process transparent but also help in saving time.

Published in Dawn, December 8th, 2021

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