Data system now at Anambra Varsity

In order to enhance the standard of tuition in higher education institutions, the Education Trust Fund (ETF) has inaugurated and handed over an Electronic Data Management System (EDMS) to the Anambra State University, Uli in Ihiala Local Government Area of the state. The ETF Board of Trustees member for South-East Zone, Chukwuemeka Ekenemadu, while passing over the facility to the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Orajaka, mentioned that ETF in past years has intervened in various ICT projects including projects related to capacity building programmes, establishment of ICT centres of excellence, rehabilitation of libraries and management of students records.

He added that the objective of the project, is to introduce a 'paperless' working environment in the institutions of higher learning, in order to increase benefits including provision of organised information, improved security, long-term preservation of documents, elimination of misfiling, portability of document, cost saving and time management. According to the Vice-Chancellor, the university over the years had steadily been investing in ICT infrastructure through the assistance of donor agencies such as the ETF.