Good News Pakistan post order to digitize all post office by February

The Federal Ombudsman Syed Tahir Shahbaz Thursday guided the Pakistan Post to digitize all mail depots before the finish of February 2021. 

He coordinated this while taking discernment of the troubles of senior residents and widows with respect to postpone in the issuance of benefits against sparing testaments given by the Post Offices

He said that the sparing declarations bought by the individuals from Post Offices under Ordinary and Special Accounts ought to likewise be kept up according to banking guidelines. 

Secretary of Communications Zafar Ahsan educated that at present 3200 mail centers have been working the nation over, out of which there are 85 A-grade mail centers. He said that out of these 85-An evaluation mail depots, 32 have been digitized, and the remaining would be finished one year from now. 

He said the Pakistan Post is keeping up more than 2.3 million records which have been controlled by the Auditor General of Pakistan, thus plenty of challenges are being looked in a change of information, as all the normal and unique sparing records are being looked after physically, consequently, its digitization would be a tremendous errand. 

The secretary additionally advised that measures have been taken to communicate mail center customers’ benefit according to banking principles with the State Bank of Pakistan and when the digitization is finished, the framework would be begun on banking norms. 

The government Ombudsman coordinated to shape a two individuals advisory group at a common level including the Postmaster General and the Provincial Controller General of Accounts who might meet fortnightly for compromise of information between the two offices. He guided the secretary interchanges to finish the digitization of 3200 workplaces before the finish of February 2021 and send its monthly progress report to the Ombudsman office. 

He further coordinated that various grumblings were consistently gotten against mail depots on excessive deferral in administering the month to month benefits, subsequently, standing directions be given to all mailing stations for its in time payment to the residents.

Good News Pakistan post order to digitize all post office by February
Good News Pakistan post order to digitize all post office by February

Reference:

https://nation.com.pk/09-Oct-2020/ombudsman-directs-for-digitalising-of-all-post-offices-till-feb-2021

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