Mitra and Associates is currently implementing a five-year Integrated Human Development, Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Project in collaboration with Oxford Policy for designing, developing, testing and installing a computerized project management information system (PMIS) for the Republic of Maldives. The M&E strategy and plan will provide the basis for the design of the PMIS. The purpose of the PMIS is to provide the managers with the information required for effective decision-making and other stakeholders with information tailored to their interests in the project. An important feature of the PMIS will be the capability to trace the linkages from project expenditure and other inputs through to final results.
The specific objectives of the project include
The PMIS is based on a custom database which will be integrated with software currently used by the Project Management Coordination Unit (PMC). The PMIS will make use of a multi-tiered architecture with a strong emphasis on thin-clients enabling access by remote users over a high-speed internet link. The development environment is Microsoft framework .NET 2 using Microsoft Visual Studio 2005, Microsoft SQL Server 2005. The recommended languages are C#.Net and ASP.Net.
The specific tasks to be carried out include: