Govt. taking steps to improve efficiency of public sector organizations

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Zahid Hamid Friday reiterated the government’s commitment of good governance and said that various steps should be taken to improve the efficiency and working of the public sector organizations.

He said this while chairing a meeting regarding the restructuring of various organizations working under the ministry of Science and Technology, here Friday.

The purpose of the meeting was to review the administrative structure of the Ministry and its subsidiaries organizations to identify overlapping functions, over employment and redundancies.

The heads of various organizations including Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, Pakistan Science Foundation, Pakistan National Accreditation Council, and Pakistan Council for Renewable Energy Technology, gave a detail presentation regarding the restructuring and reorientation of their respective organizations.

The Minister directed that the R&D organizations must be in close coordination with academia, and industries so that their R&D products be commercialized and the organizations got self sustainability.

In the meeting senior officials of the ministry were also present.

Source: APP