KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20: The Ministry of Electricity and Water has activated 23 eservices as part of the ministry’s strategy announced by the Minister of Electricity and Water and Oil Minister Dr Khalid Al-Fadhil, with the aim of facilitating all services to consumers through following global performance indicators, reports Al- Rai daily.
“The ministry is keen to shorten the period of delivery of its services and reduce the old paper system, and enable beneficiaries to access the service through modern technology, which everyone now owns via mobile phones,”
Undersecretary Muhammad Boushehri said in a press statement. Boushehri added that the services provided by the ministry electronically are varied, including the delivery of electricity to a new consumer, switching meters, cutting and restoring water to the vouchers of the model areas, and many other services that were announced through the ministry’s official page.
On the other hand, a recent statistics revealed the existence of 34 contracts for electricity and water projects currently on offer within the Central Agency for Public Tenders until end October this year, at the request of the Ministry of Electricity and Water.
The statistics pointed out that the projects contracts currently being offered by the ministry in all technical and administrative sectors have been scheduled for the preliminary meetings and open tender, pointing out that the contracts are aimed at the overall development and modernization of the electricity network and water distribution in addition to the development of work mechanisms within the ministry and its sectors, including tender for supply of 300 thousand smart meters of electricity and water, to modernize the mechanisms of work within the consumer affairs sector and control to control the consumption of electricity and water, in all sectors of housing, in addition to other projects, including the establishment of 60 production wells for the use of reverse osmosis.