ISLAMABAD ( Web News )
First meeting of the National Information Technology Board (NITB) Board of Governors was held under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque in the committee room of Ministry of IT on Wednesday. Like Federal cabinet meeting, the NITB Board meeting was carried out with the help of tablets. The NITB Board of Governors comprises members including Additional Secretary (Incharge), MoITT, Secretary Finance, Secretary Science and Technology, Member IT, Director General Technical, Secretary NTISB, and CEO NITB. While the Board gave approval for taking Ex-Secretary IT Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui as its co-opted member. NITB Acting Executive Director, Aisha Humera Moriani, briefed the chair in detail about the performance of the NITB. The meeting also approved the formation of Executive Committee, HR & Administration Committee, Audit & Finance Committee, and Technical/Procurement Committee. The meeting deliberated upon NITB rules, management, consultancy and other relevant matters. Addressing the meeting, Federal Minister for IT Syed Amin Ul Haque said after becoming autonomous institution under the Act all the matters in NITB must be run in transparent manner and on merit base. Under the rules, CEO will be responsible for the implementation on the proposals of the BoG and there will be no compromise on transparency, he adddd. He said that NITB has great importance on government level and it is vital to always take decisions on merit base.