The County Government of Uasin Gishu has today launched the issuance of digitized business permit system aimed at easing congestion in service delivery to the public.
This is in a move to ensure that the County hit its target in revenue collection of more than one billion this financial year.
The exercise that kicked off today is set to run up to 31st March 2020.
Speaking during the launch the County Secretary Edwin Bett encouraged the business community to pay their revenues so as to enable the county to run its functions and ensure better services are offered.
“I encourage the business community to pay their revenues so that they can carry out their business operations in a peaceful environment without engaging the enforcement team in running battles, ”
“……The revenue streams in the County headquarters and all the sub-county offices are being provided to ensure that customers are served at their own convenience and increase efficiency without much queuing,” said Bett.
On her part ICT, CECM Emily Kogos encouraged clients to pay their rates through mpesa paybill when getting business permits.
Finance CECM CPA Julius Rutto who was also present noted that the County encourages online ways of making payments and therefore the clients should take advantage of such systems in applying for permits.
Present were Trade Chief Officer Simeon Tanui, Directors Silas Letting(Operations Licencing ), Cpa Jonah Lamai(licensing and Revenue).