- Launch of software is a revolutionary step, Shafqat Mehmood says.
- IBCC following instructions of Prime Minister Imran Khan, he says.
- Utility permits making use of on-line for equivalency certificates.
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Schooling, Skilled Coaching, and Nationwide Heritage Shafqat Mehmood on Tuesday launched an E-portal and cell phone software designed for the Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) for granting equivalency.
The minister, addressing the ceremony, mentioned that IBCC was following the instructions of Prime Minister Imran Khan by introducing transparency, ease of doing enterprise, and buyer facilitation.
In line with the prime minister’s imaginative and prescient, the launch of such an software will not be solely a revolutionary step but in addition a signature challenge of the Ministry of Schooling that intends to minimise the issues of the general public and enhance their accessibility to the IBCC.
He mentioned that earlier than digitalisation, candidates used to face many issues i.e., they needed to stand in queues for hours to deposit charges and fee of IBCC to fulfil the situation of being bodily current, that too, in its restricted branches.
Moreover, courier companies weren’t out there and candidates needed to journey miles to return to the workplace of IBCC to get equivalence certificates, he added.
Mehmood mentioned that the abroad Pakistanis have been the nation’s belongings and the applying can be useful for them, including that for the convenience of the candidates, a courier service had been built-in in order that candidates may monitor their purposes in real-time.
Moreover, he congratulated all of the stakeholders, particularly the Secretary IBCC for facilitating the general public by utilizing the most recent know-how.
Earlier, Secretary IBCC Dr Ghulam Ali Mallah briefed the minister on the utility and advantages of the applying.
This software permits individuals to use on-line for equivalency certificates and likewise permits them to deposit their charges on-line from IBCC Cellular App via OTC, digital pockets funds from any monetary establishment via credit score and debit playing cards.
They are going to be up to date all through the processing of their software.