An agreement for introduction of digital payment system was inked between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Public Service Commission and National Bank of Pakistan on Tuesday noon in Peshawar. Mr. Faridullah shah, Chairman PSC and Mr. Saeed Ahmed, president NBP signed the agreement.
Addressing the signing ceremony, chairman PSC lauded support of National Bank of Pakistan in making the online payment system of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Public Service Commission functional, enabling the Commission to meet the challenges of 21st century.
He said the facility of digital payment system would not only reduce the chances of malpractices but also ensure speedy transactions and avoid unnecessary wastage of time and energy. “It will facilitate the candidates at their door steps during holidays to meet time deadlines of the fee deposit before the closing date” He remarked The digital submission of application forms would lead to paper less Government and better maintenance of record.
He said that the digital transactions and online submission of applications would make the dealings crystal clear by minimizing the chances of malpractices and wrong doings. “National Bank of Pakistan and the Branchless Agents like Easypaisa Jazz cash will make the system a success and more public friendly” he hoped. He said that information would be made known to general public through advertisements in the print media.
Mr. Saeed Ahmed, President NBP in his address highlighted salient feature of the online Payment system. He said that the online payment system, apart from making the process of submission of application and depositing of money easier, would save time and end mal practices.