The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR), recently held four training workshops on certain subsystems associated with the Federal Government's HR Management Information System (BAYANATI), such as the electronic approval, outsourcing and business permit & licensing systems. The workshops were attended by nearly 200 employees of ministries and federal entities and representatives of some private bodies, including universities, schools and public benefit associations, as well as others concerned with "Itimad" for electronic approvals.
Shaimaa Al Awadhi, Director of Human Resources Information System, said that the workshops focused on familiarizing participants from the ministries and federal entities and private sector, with the basics and mechanisms of electronic approvals system, business permit and licensing system, and the latest technical updates on the structure of the systems.
She stressed on the vital role played by the entities and users, as strategic partners, in the success of the electronic systems associated with BAYANATI System, and the importance of user’s feedback in improving the quality of these systems.
Al Awadhi reviewed the mechanism of operating the systems, and the latest updates made recently, especially activation of request for reconsideration of electronic approvals procedures, calling on all entities to finalize any outstanding procedures in case complementary data are available.
Mohammed Al-Fadhli, Head of Statistics Department, HR Information System Department, said that the three systems (electronic approval, outsourcing and business permit & licensing systems) are used extensively by the beneficiaries. Procedure finalized through the three systems combined reached 400 thousand, he added.
He said: BAYANATI System is programmed to accept the data included in National Identity Card, to record the data of new employees and update the data of current employees included in the system. ID readers can read a number of data recorded in the ID card to ensure the accuracy of the data and reduce the time it takes to enter.”
At the end of the workshops, about 300 ID readers were distributed to the participating entities, and their questions were answered by the technical staff. They were also provided with contact information with the Authority for necessary support.
He added that BAYANATI System is a platform for many important human resources procedures and systems in the Federal Government, and is designed to cope with the vision of the UAE leadership and the rapid development in the Federal Government’s function, which is witnessing continuous mobility in all fields including human resources management.
The system helps to effectively manage human resources and provide general and accurate statistics on human resources. Moreover, it is one of the best practices that have been used to serve and develop human resources departments in ministries and federal entities and improve their performance in accordance with international best practices, besides facilitating administrative procedures and financial operations.
BAYANATI System is a quantum leap in smart government applications to perform important human resource procedures in the Federal Government. It helps automate all HR procedures, including wages and salaries in federal ministries and entities since throughout am employee’s service, and enhances human resources performance based on modern concepts and global standards. The system also helps create a unified Federal Government database that supports decision makers and assists in planning processes.