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PITB to automate modern IT system for the digital provision of essential services to 9 million farmers

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The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) and Punjab government’s Livestock & Dairy Development Department (L&DD) have signed an agreement to revamp the Strengthening of Performance Management System commonly known as SPMS 9211 System in a ceremony held at Arfa Software Technology Park.

According to the Agreement, PITB will extend its ICT support to restore and upgrade the SPMS 9211 System by operationalizing and enhancing it further with Android and Web applications while also automating Reports, Analytics, and other system components.

The SPMS 9211 System is a multi-channel information network developed for the farmer’s welfare which enables multiple services such as farmer registration, disease alerts and diagnostics, treatment, Artificial Insemination, Vaccination, Ticket Management, Performance Monitoring, Contact Centre, Vehicle Tracking, Supply Chain Management, Cold Chain Management, Store Management, and Geo Tagging.

Speaking at the occasion, Punjab Minister Higher Education and Information Technology Raja Yassir Humayun Sarfraz said, “Punjab government is committed towards modernizing governance through latest ICT interventions. Revamping SPMS 9211 System is one such step towards remodeling the services of L&DD for the welfare of the farmers.”

Provincial Minister Livestock & Diary Development Sardar Hasnain Bahadar Dreshak stated, “SPMS 9211 System caters to the welfare of 9 million farmers. Automation of this system will enhance the service delivery and efficiency of the department.”

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Written by Ahsan Zafeer
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