Saturday, August 15, 2020

CS, Mr. Keriako Tobiko, with Mr. Steve Ndele, the Principal Administrative Secretary, Executive Office of the President, during the PC vetting exercise.

 

CS, Mr. Keriako Tobiko, addressing senior officers of the Ministry during the vetting exercise.

Environment and Forestry Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko has called on his Ministry staff to guarantee provide prompt, responsive and efficient service to the public as value for their tax.

The CS said that the clients who are members of the public expect and deserve efficient, prudent and accountable services from the limited resources allocated to government institutions.

Speaking in Nairobi during the vetting of the 16th Cycle Performance Contract for the 2019/2020 financial year, the CS underscored the need for public servants to be responsible andaccountable in delivery of efficient service.

The CS said that hisMinistry will lead from the front byphasing out the use of single use plastic bottles in all its offices and those of State agencies June 2020 as part of its performance target.

He added that the phasing out will be an excellent example to in reducing use of single use plastics bottles in the country noting that he would encourage all government institutions to install dispensers for Drinking water.

Further the Kenya Meteorological Kenya Department will establish 5 automated Hydro- Meteorological Stations for early warning system in Tana River catchment area and automatic weather stations in 6 counties.

It was agreed that the Ministry will upscale its efforts to increase the country’s tree cover to 10% through massive planting among other conservations measures.

The Public Services Performance Management team heard that Other performance indicators will be derived from different legislations and the ministry’s programs and projects.

The annual Performance Evaluation Report prepared at the end of the contract period will include status on the extent to which commitments and obligations made by the Government affected performance

 

The vetting review was conducted to enhance clarity of performance indicators, their descriptions, measurements as well as accelerate the realization of government priorities including the big 4 agenda.

 

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