ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: President Dr. Arif Alvi on Thursday presided over a meeting of the Board of Governors of the National School of Public Policy (NSPP) at Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad.
The meeting approved the upgradation of Computer Operators from BPS-11 to BPS-16 with the change of nomenclatures as IT Officers in all National Institutes of Management in the Country.
It also accorded approval to the proposal for adopting special dispensation for the employees in BPS-1 to BPS-16 as per the Finance Division’s Office Memorandum of February 14, 2023.
The meeting was attended by the Special Secretary Finance Division Awais Manzur Sumra, the Special Secretary Establishment Division Asmat Tahira, the Rector NSPP Dr. Ijaz Munir, and the Secretary of Executive Committee of BoG of NSPP Nadeem Mahbub.
Members of BoG Javed Sadiq Malik, Muneer Kamal, Zaid bin Maqsood, Muhammad Hanif Channa, and Dr. Hafeez Ahmad Jamali attended the meeting via video link.
In his remarks at the meeting, the president underlined the need for inculcating the spirit of fast decision-making in bureaucracy to improve service delivery and achieve the desired goals well in time.
President Arif Alvi also emphasized on imparting modern knowledge and techniques to civil servants to ensure good governance and efficient service delivery.
The president said that the slow decision-making process by the bureaucracy resulted in poor governance as well as hampering the progress of the Country.
The president asked the Rector of NSPP to inculcate the spirit of fast decision-making among the civil servants getting training at NSPP, besides adopting best international training practices to improve the decision-making process as well as enhance the efficiency of the civil servants.
The Board of Governors approved the proposal to allow NSPP to hire young professionals as internees.
President Arif Alvi advised that suitable and efficient internees may be hired in order to enhance the capacity of young professionals.