KARACHI - Mayor Wasim Akhtar Tuesday directed the concerned officers to expedite the computerisation and information technology infrastructure establishment in KMC along with complete digitisation of land record and permanent coordination between the departments through IT cell.

This would help streamline the IT related works and make it more transparent and accessible, the mayor said this while chairing a meeting on the process of computerisation and establishment of infrastructure for information technology in KMC which was attended by the senior director of IT Department S M Taha, IT Consultant Daniyal Ahmed, Director Coordination Masood Alam, Director Technical to Mayor Karachi S M Shakaib, Director Finance Mohammd Ashraf and other officers of IT department.

A detailed presentation on various functions of IT department including the setting up of IT infrastructure in KMC building, development of KMC website and its maintenance, procurement of hardware, software and others.

Preparation of IT development projects, coordination of IT activities in KMC, conduct computer training for the KMC officers, establishment of MIS Department for securing the information and centralising departmental connectivity in KMC, setting up networking environment among all departments of KMC were discussed and reviewed in the meeting.

The IT department achieved the task of council taken up the by-laws of IT department and the same has been sent to Sindh government after the resolution passed by the KMC council for its approval, two PC-I have been framed, one for the Wi-Fi and other for Land Management and tenders have been invited which are to be opened on January 25, 2018.