"Structural Reforms Programme" Of CDNS On Cards

ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 05th Nov, 2016 ) : Proposed "Structural Reforms Programme" of the Central Directorate of National Savings (CDNS) would be announced shortly in order to provide better service delivery to the customers,a senior official said here. "CDNS reforms programme approved by the Cabinet in 2007, for purpose of structural changes in prime institute in economic significance to provide better delivery service and equipped with modern tools for shifting from manual to innovative Information Technology (IT) services", he said while talking to APP here.

He added that CDNS had the plan to be unveiled the reforms programme on World Saving day to be held on October 31,2016,which is future game plan for enhancing the capacity of the institution. Replying to question,he said current system of CDNS, was not upto the modern service standard and efficient accordingly,adding that before five years from 2010-15 approximately 900 vacancies were vacant in different positions, need to be filled for providing better facilities to "our valued customers".

He said that different proposals were under consideration and the government has also considering to give status of corporation to CDNS in future for further increasing the efficiency of the institution. The official added that CDNS would focus more to enhance the capacity in delivery system and efficient IT system for facilitating the customers. In this regards the institution has master plan to computerize the all 375 branches in different phases all over the country.

He added that in first phase CDNS has computerized the 83 branches in different regions and in the second phase 140 more branches would be automated and plan would be completed in September 2017. "We are committed to facilitate the customers and performance based service to them according to the international standards,he said. The official said that CDNS has notified upward revision in the profit rates for various saving certificates which has been applicable from October 3, 2016. "The instant revision was made in the backdrop of current market scenario and in accordance with the government's policy to provide market based competitive rate of return to the investors of National Savings", he added.