Putrajaya – Prestariang Berhad, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Prestariang Systems Sdn Bhd collaborated with Ministry of Finance to hold Sesi Penerangan Kepada Agensi Pengguna and Competency Enhancement Program (CEP) Redemption Day, in maximising Government’s yield via Master Licensing Agreement (MLA) central procurement contract.
Playing its role as a Leading Talent and Technology Innovator, Prestariang has been taking initiatives after another, with CEP Redemption Day being the latest, as a proof of the Company’s dedication in improving civil servants, and its tenacity in providing them with the latest technology to drive digital transformation in the public sector.
Doing their part in further expanding Government’s ROI, Prestariang had lined up various offerings, both existing and new in order to help all government agencies to plan their CEP redemption and gain the most out of them. The Company offers, among others, CEP trainings, e-learning, hardware and Microsoft Services to be redeemed by MLA subscribers.
Briefings and consultations were also given to ease the agencies in determining the best-suited offerings for them to redeem using their CEP fund.
The programme was held at the Main Hall, Ministry of Finance Complex and officiated by Dato’ Mohd Zafir Bin Ibrahim, Deputy Division Secretary (Transformation Section, Corporate Strategy Division) Ministry of Finance.
Quoting Dato' Mohd Zafir, "Government has managed to obtain a reinvestment as much as RM62.1 million in the form of CEP fund. From that amount, RM54.2 million has been utilised to redeem various trainings, involving participations from more than 25 thousand Government officials".
"Throughout the execution period up till now, MLA has enabled Government to save as much as 38%, which is equivalent to RM158.8 million", he added.
Adding colours to the event, Hajah Rozita Binti Haji Ali, Head of Section, Ministry of Finance; Margaret Wong, Intellectual Property Licensing Manager, Microsoft; Baldesh Singh A/L Manmohan Singh, Chief Operating Officer, Prestariang Berhad; and Hafiza Anom Binti Abdul Hamid, Group Director, Sales and Marketing, Prestariang Berhad; made their appearances, along with more than 200 other guests from various Government agencies.
MLA is an initiative by Ministry of Finance, in collaboration with Prestariang and Microsoft. It is a Microsoft centralised procurement contract where Prestariang has been appointed as a sole distributor for all Government departments and agencies including state government.