(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning has started using the proposed electronic system for inspections at eateries, markets and commercial establishments.
In the initial phase, the system will be used in health control for inspecting barber shops, beauty salons, laundries, restaurants, food outlets, slaughter houses, among others, said a statement yesterday.
Inspectors have been provided with forms to be filled electronically and endorsed by them and violators, without the need for paper forms. The system was developed and tested by Information Systems Centre in collaboration with Dr Ahmed Abu Mustafa, Legal Adviser at the ministry.
In the next phase, it will be implemented in the technical control sections of the municipalities to monitor buildings, excavation works, workers' accommodation and state properties.
The third phase will include the general control sections of the municipalities to monitor general hygiene, advertisements and banners. In the fourth phase, an electronic link will be created between ministries and departments concerned.
The system will help the heads of sections and the directors of the control departments track inspections and enable inspectors to work in better conditions. It will also help unify implementation procedures for all municipalities and inspectors. The erring outlets will be informed about their violations through email or text messages.