|A meeting of Departmental Development Working Party (DDWP) which held at the Federal Board of Revenue today under the chairmanship of Member (Administration) approved 32 development schemes at the total cost outlay of Rs. 584 million.
Representatives of the Reformed Units from all the provinces alongwith officers from Planning Commission, Ministry of Finance and Pak. PWD attended the meeting.
Purpose of the meeting was to consider and approve various projects relating to the offices and residential accommodation of the officers and staff of FBR as a step forward towards 05 Years Infrastructure Development Plan of the Admn Wing of FBR HQ.
The Admn Wing is carrying out comprehensive and concerted efforts to improve offices of the field formations and also provide suitable residential accommodation to the officers and staff of Income Tax, Customs, Sales Tax & Federal Excise departments.
Out of 35 schemes presented before the DDWP, 32 were approved at the total cost outlay of Rs.584 million. The schemes included construction of various offices which are currently housed in rented premises and construction of residential units for the officers and staff of FBR.
Another meeting of similar nature is being scheduled in the first week of April, 2008. These steps are taken as a part of the Reform Process of FBR in order to increase efficiency and dedication of its officers and staff.
Muhammad Hafeez Mughal
Mar 25, 2008