Launch of Lean Memorandum and Articles of Association (MEMARTS), SMS Notification Platform
The Uganda Registration Services Bureau has this morning launched new innovative additions to their existing services. In a bid to simplify the company registration process, URSB has developed a one-paged-Lean Format of Memorandum and Articles of association. The innovation was developed to help improve time taken to register a business, andto simplify the company registration process.
The simplification means a client does not need to use big booklets of articles, but can opt for a simple and efficient one-paged format to complete company incorporation
Also, in line with improving service delivery, URSB has developed an SMS notification platform which is used to update clients on status of their submissions in real time.
The creation of Lean MEMARTS and SMS notification platformwill offer user friendly services and will provide compatibility with existing IT systems.
Some of the advantages that will come with this innovation include;
Speaking at the launch, the URSB Registrar General, BemanyaTwebaze said the new additions are part of their deliberate strategy to simplify registration services for their clientele and promote the country’s competiveness. “This a transformational initiative because it addresses what I think is one of the key challenges most institutions in Uganda face today – the gaps in delivering timely, faster and easier services to enable our customers save on process man-hours”. he said.
The launch was spear-headed by the “Doing Business” committee which was constituted on 6th February 2017 to adviseon improving Uganda’s ranking in “Ease of Doing Business”, carryout/coordinate reforms to improve “Ease of Doing Business” and fully operationalise the One-Stop-Shop.
The SMS notification platform and the new format for company registration were unveiled at URSB’s One-Stop-Shop that houses other partner agencies involved in the ease of registration services.
URSB has previously been ranked as one of the most innovative government agencies with the bureau continuously working on improved efficiency of their service offering as the centre of excellence for registration.