Murad Saeed launches E-Billing system at National Highway Authority

Islamabad, July 29, 2019 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Communications and Postal Services Mr. Murad Saeed launched E-Billing system at National Highway Authority Head Office here today. The system will ensure speedy processing of bills and transparency. This will ultimately help control corruption besides saving time by 50%. Launching of E-Billing is a step forward taken by Ministry of Communications, National Highway Authority towards controlling corruption. Federal Secretary Communications, Mr. Jawwad Rafique Malik Chairman NHA, Capt Sikandar Qayyum, Senior Officers from Ministry of Communications and National Highway Authority and a large number of media men were also present.

On this occasion, a detailed briefing was also given regarding working of the E-Billing System in which it was told that the contractor will submit bill at NHA E-Billing Portal and Consultant will verify/certify the bill. Project Authority will exercise laid down check, and sanction payment. Finance Wing will process and accord approval of payment, prior to release of payment to the beneficiary. Talking to the media men, Federal Minister of Communications and Postal Services, Mr. Murad Saeed said reforms process is underway as per vision of Prime Minister of Pakistan Mr. Imran Khan and the existing leadership has presented a better model of Governmental procedure.

Pragmatic measures are being taken to control corruption through transparency. He recalled that Good Governance may put country on track towards development. He informed that E-Billing System is in house development through use of own expertise and resources of NHA. The system will ensure transparency, control corruption, save time and cost, increase efficiency of effectiveness with tracking of bills.

The system will help redressal of complaints and fixing of responsibility in case of any delay. He further said, the system will create atmosphere of mutual confidence between NHA and Contractors. He said, steps are being taken to increase revenue of NHA through utilization of its Right of Way (ROW) Clean and Green Pakistan is being started from next month, the Federal Minister added. The Chairman, NHA Capt® Sikandar Qayyum said, launching of EBilling is a great achievement. As per vision of present Government NHA is also working on E-Bidding and making Human Resource Management more active. He said, earlier NHA has also launched its Mobile App to facilitate the commuters on motorways and national highways and today E-Billing system is being launched, which is also a practical advancement towards good governance.

For more information, contact:
National Highway Authority (NHA)
NHA HQ, 27, Mauve Area, G-9/1,
Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +9260417
Fax: +9260404

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