National bank of Pakistan has joined hands with Islamabad Traffic Police ITP, in a bid to launch E-Challans in Islamabad. The project is part of the safe city initiative as communicated by IG Islamabad, Sultan-e-Azam Temuri.
The understanding took place between traffic police and NBP at IG office Islamabad. Mr. Saeed Ahmad CEO/president National Bank of Pakistan signed the agreement. E-challans will be issued to violators of traffic rules and regulations. For this purpose, officials of police are being trained to carry out the task of E-challan efficiently.
The appropriate use of technology to enhance the utilities of the department is much-required approach and this will also omit the requirement of bookkeeping record which was often infringed with lack of transparency and simultaneously the evaluation was not conducted effectively, said IG Islamabad.
The issuance of these electronic tickets will also facilitate the people in a way that, they would be spared from waiting in long queue’s to pay their fines at very specific payment zones. By the introduction of E-Challans in Islamabad, the traffic police will have access to the special application, runs on a smartphone or digital gadget. It will record the data of driver and subsequently issue an electronic violation ticket. The message will also be sent via SMS. The payment of fine imposed will be made to any mobile banking retailer, reducing the hassle of struggling with time constraints. The JS bank who was also a stakeholder in this new initiative, as the branchless banking of JS bank, will facilitate the payment of the fine was represented by Mr. Khurram Shaikh, Group Head Digital Banking for JS Bank at this occasion.