The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Improvement (FMARD) has accomplished plans to digitalise its operation with the event of the Ministry’s Commonplace Working Procedures (SOPs).
Talking on the official hand over of the doc to the employees, the Minister, Dr. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar, mentioned that Commonplace Working Procedures (SOPs) are globally recognised paperwork that gives the step-by-step directions compiled to help all officer within the service to carry out their operational duties precisely and successfully.
He famous that it was a information for the worker work course of in the direction of the total operationalization of the Enterprise Content material Administration with the mandate to digitize data and the automation workforce within the Ministry.
Abubakar additional said that to realize a dynamic Civil Service, Authorities has thought of it pertinent to have laid down Working Requirements; adoption of those (SOPs) due to this fact would considerably result in an efficient system of service supply not solely within the Ministry however service huge.
He urged all of the respective Administrators, Heads of Departments and their Champions who’re the homeowners of the paperwork, to make sure that the total operationalization of the developed SOPs align with the Ministry’s mandate and imaginative and prescient.
He enjoined all employees to embrace the initiative for continued service supply, present extra dedication to driving the initiative, taking into account that the SOPs are globally recognised paperwork.
Earlier in his opening remarks, the Everlasting Secretary of the Ministry, Dr. Ernest Umakhihe mentioned that the developed SOPs would act as an entire information for employees work processes and as a side of the Enterprise Content material Administration (ECM) with the mandate to digitize Ministry’s data and automate workflow to realize the general enchancment in data sharing and collaboration throughout the Ministry’s businesses, institutes and State Workplaces.
He identified that the subsequent stage for the Ministry could be to organised a complete coaching for the departmental champions in ISO certification, and refresher course would start instantly.
Dr. Umakhihe directed the Human Assets Administration Division to liaise with the OHCSF and provide you with the mandatory modalities on how to make sure that the data and Talent gained could be cascaded to varied state workplaces, businesses and institutes for full operationalization of the Enterprise Content material Administration (ECM) within the Agricultural Sector.
In her welcome handle, Director, Human Assets Administration, Mrs. Oluwatoyin Alade, said that “the coverage was to advance the Ministry in the direction of full digitalization stating that the period of paper work was step by step being phased out.