Secretary Planning Development and Special Initiatives holds meeting with DG, NLC 

Islamabad, June 08, 2022 (PPI-OT):Secretary Ministry of Planning Development and Special Initiatives Syed Zafar Ali Shah on Thursday held a meeting with Director General, National Logistics Cell (NLC), and Major General Yusuf Jamal and discussed overall NLC’s portfolio. The meeting was attended by the officials of NLC and PD and SI. Director General, NLC briefed the Secretary about the operational, administrative and financial matters of the organization with special reference to the accomplished tasks and future development plans of NLC.

During the meeting, the DG, NLC informed the Secretary that an additional 150 vehicles have been booked enhancing the fleet size up to 900. Moreover, 200 additional vehicles are planned in FY-2022-23 that would increase the fleet size to 1,100. It was also informed that the logistic management system has been digitalized and it will be integrated with ERP. Furthermore, he added that a state of the art data center has also been established to cater the needs for the next ten years.

The Secretary appreciated the step for the digitization system in the organization and remarked that such initiatives must be taken in government offices as well and in order to expedite and better management among all the ministries. During the meeting the DG, NLC apprised the Secretary PD and SI that recently the organization has inducted fresh graduates from the country’s top universities in order to engage the youth of the country.

The Secretary PD and SI appreciated the initiatives and said that on the direction of Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Professor Ahsan Iqbal, the Planning Commission has already taken the initiative to engage the youth and fresh graduates from country’s top universities will be given one-year fellowship under Young Development Fellows YDF.

“Fresh graduates from the country’s top universities must be given opportunities so they could excel in various fields,” said Mr Syed Zafar Ali Shah. The Secretary PD and SI also appreciated the performance of NLC and its valuable contribution in the nation building efforts and timely completion of the projects and hoped that NLC would continue to play its role in boosting economic activities in the country.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives
“P” Block, Pakistan Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9209442
Fax: +92-51-9201777

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