Monitoring and Evaluation System(MES) is an important management tool to track progress and it facilitates in decision making as well as establishes links between past, present and future actions.
The purpose of MES in NAB is to track implementation and outputs systematically, and measure effectiveness of programmes which help determine exactly when a programme is on track and when changes may be needed, Chairman, National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Qamar Zaman Chaudhry said on Thursday.
He was chairing a meeting held here to review latest progress on MES at NAB Headquarter where Advisor to Chairman gave a presentation regarding the latest progress on working of the system in NAB and its efficacy in future.
The Advisor said MES forms basis for modification of interventions and assessing quality of activities being conducted and added the system has been developed to catering needs of all concerned having salient features of maintenance of data at each stage including complaint entry, complaint verification, inquiry, investigation, prosecution stage and record preservation of Regional Board Meetings and Executive Board Meetings including case brief, decisions made and list of participants attended the meeting with time & date and ability to analyze data in qualitative and quantitative form having warnings and alarms system for violators.
The Chairman said MES can be used to demonstrate that programme efforts had a measurable impact on expected outcomes and have been implemented effectively and added the System helps with identifying the most valuable and efficient use of resources.
The MES provides necessary data to guide strategic planning and helps improving performance and achieving results to improve current and future management of outputs, outcomes and impact.
He directed all concerned for further coordination and decisions taken should be implemented in letter and spirit in order to further improvement in institutionalizing the support and supervision at different levels of management in NAB .