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Auditor identifies financial discrepancies in RTS

Sumary of Auditor identifies financial discrepancies in RTS:

  • • ECP, Nadra signed agreement on electronic result system • Audit-para blames irregularity on weak internal control, poor contract management ISLAMABAD:..
  • The Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP) has pointed out financial irregularities in the ‘controversial’ electronic Result Transmission System (RTS) that was introduced in 2018 general election but failed to function…
  • The audit observed that “the management entered into an agreement with the ECP for the preparation of software ‘Electronic Result Transmission System’ on Feb 12, 2018 against a lump sum amount of Rs182.584 million…
  • The proposed Result Transmission System would be a comprehensively developed system that would enable presiding officers at polling stations to record and save results in the system and electronically transmit them to respective returning officers by their mobile phones…
  • The returning officers thereafter will review, compile and transmit the result to the ECP by using a web-based application”…
  • ECP in 2018 conducted a pilot project of RTS in NA-4 (Peshawar) where the presiding officers entered result into the application along with the picture of FORM XIV by using specialised mobile application which was transmitted to the ECP server….

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