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KP Government Innovation Fellowship Program 2021

KP Government Innovation Fellowship Program 2021

The 7th cycle of the KP Government Innovation Fellowship Program kicked off on October 20th, 2021. A cohort of 20 Fellows has been selected for this year’s Fellowship Program, where these Fellows bring in a diverse set of skills and experience. For this year’s cohort, Fellows will collaborate with seven government departments of KP to work on different projects focused on increasing civic engagement, bringing automation and digitization, and making government processes more open and transparent. The projects finalized for the 7th cycle include: The projects finalized for the 7th cycle include:

1. Developing a Case Management System for Advocate General Office KP

A case management system is needed for the Advocate General Office KP to streamline case management of the department and improve department workflows for better service delivery. 

2. Developing a Mercy Petition System for Inspector General Prisons KP

The department needs a mercy petition system for IG Prisons KP, under the direction of the Interior Ministry. The automated system will help the department review mercy petitions of prisoners all across KP and expedite the process of communication between the Ministry of Human Rights and the Interior Ministry thereby shortening the time for the provision of relief especially for prisoners on capital punishment.

3. Developing a License and Product Registration System, and customer feedback app for Halal Food Authority KP

The department needs to develop a License and Product Registration System for food-related items and products. The system will help the department streamline the process of acquiring food licenses that are required to sell food-related items and branded food products in KP.

The department also wants to launch a mobile app for citizen feedback on the quality of food in restaurants and shops to ensure that the food served and sold is hygienic and fresh and will serve as the medium through which citizens can report food businesses for unhygienic practices. The app’s name will be Staso Rayee (which means “Your Opinion” in Pashto). The app will be used for food outlets rating by the public, feedback on SOPs, policies, and quality of food items.

4. Developing a Management Information System of all existing sports facilities in KP for the Directorate of Sports KP

A Management Information System will be developed for all existing sports facilities in KP. The system will also include ticketing systems and membership systems to facilitate the citizens of KP with seamless access to sporting facilities and discourage unauthorized entry to these facilities.

5. Developing a generic Monitoring and Evaluation System in partnership with KP IT Board

After multiple requests from government departments to develop M&E systems to streamline workflows and create more oversight, our team will develop a generic monitoring and evaluation system with KPITB as the implementation partner. The system will be deployed in the M&E unit of KPITB and will be extended to other departments as a turn-key solution. The system will be developed as such that there are provisions to deploy it to other departments with minor modifications and adding new features in a short duration.

6. Developing internal monitoring and complaint redressal system for Public Safety and Police Complaints Commission

An internal monitoring system and a complaint redressal will be developed for the Public Safety and Police Complaints Commission. The system will help the department review complaints against police and law enforcement personnel

7. Providing support to the Directorate of Livestock and Dairy Research on the Lab Information Management System

The support team will be working on system upgrades and adding new modules and reports to the existing Lab Information Management System developed for the department during the 6th cycle. The program is expected to begin in October 2021.

Ebtihaj
Product Manager