With the creation of the Human Resources Management Information System (HRMIS) by the Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission (IARCSC), salaries of the civil servants will henceforth be paid electronically.
President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, in the inauguration ceremony of the electronic payments system, said that we can assure all civil servants that after this, their salaries will be paid in full, on time, and without them having to rely on patronage.
“With this system, telecommunication companies, banks and other payment companies will gather under one umbrella,” the President stated.
Mr. Ghani also congratulated the people of Afghanistan on shouldering the responsibility and ownership of the digitalization initiative.
Speaking in this ceremony, Ahmad Nader Nadery, chairman of the IARCSC, said that the HRMIS was developed by the civil servants at a very low cost.
According to Mr. Nadery, the launch of this system is a crucial step towards the development of technological infrastructure in Afghanistan.
IARCSC Chairman further added: “biometric data of all civil servants, from every corner of the country, have been registered. Based on this and from now on, no ghost worker or teacher will be paid. This is a big step forward in the fight against corruption, building trust between the government and the people, and making optimal use of resources.