Dr. Worku Jifara, the ICT director of the university has briefly presented the scope of the consultancy services, duties of the two organizations, time plan and budget of the projects. The project is a megaproject of its kind and a national project that is planned to alleviate complicated problems within the administration.
ASTU has signed a consultancy services agreement to consult data center facilities and comprehensive web-enabled social security administration software development with Public Servant Social Security Administration (PSSSA). On the occasion, Dr. Lemi Guta underscored that this initiative is a national project that is closely monitored to execute it within the time frame.
Dr. Lemi reiterated that ASTU is selected to execute the project based on its previous experiences and achievements. Meanwhile, Mr. Daba Oriya, the chief executive of PSSSA, noted his organization decided that ASTU can better handle this project after assessing the capacities of various institutions. He thus affirmed that his organization is ready to support the consultant in every way.