Punjab government has introduced a system to receive applications for No objection certificates (NOCs) related to the construction sector at E-Khidmat Markaz with the aim to provide services to applicants under one roof. This was stated by Punjab Minister for Revenue Col (retd) Malik Muhammad Anwar Khan while inaugurating E-Khidmat Markaz in Attock . Chairman Public Accounts Committee Punjab Syed Yawar Abbas Bokhari, Member Punjab Assembly Jamshaid Altaf, Deputy Commissioner Ali Annan Qammar and District Police Officer Syed Khalid Hamdani and other officials of district government were also present on this occasion.
Provincial Minister said that a one-window service system had been introduced for approval of maps and construction of buildings. He said that applications regarding private housing schemes, proposed buildings maps approval, building completion certificates issuance and commercialization of properties would be entertained at E-Khidmat Markaz. Mr Khan said the provincial authorities fixed a time frame for the issuance of NOC and this would be ensured .
The Minister said that easy provision of facilities in accordance with the new era to citizens is the ultimate goal of PTI government therefore; network of E-Khidmat marakiz has been extended to all districts across the province where the citizens are acquiring 78 important facilities including 32 newly introduced facilities for the construction sector by online modern integrated system without any trouble.
He further said that the provincial government was improving the way of life in Punjab through the E-governance system. He said , such centers will soon be set up at the tehsil level too. Chairman Public Accounts Committee Punjab Syed Yawar Abbas Bokhari speaking on this occasion said that the provision of services to the public at their doorstep is the PTI government’s mission. “In order to provide services to citizens under one roof and to save the common man from agent mafia, as per instructions of the Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar to develop automation of citizen’s service, such centers would play a pivotal role in restoring the confidence of investors in the construction industry.
He said that it was a revolutionary step of the Punjab Government for the development and promotion of the construction sector and now the applicants would not have to visit different departmental offices to seek NOCs.“The chances of corruption and irregularities would also be eliminated through this system and applicants would be provided maximum relief in stipulated time”. He added.