The University of Ghana has propelled a Records Management and Archives Policy to give a schema to guaranteeing that exact records of the business exercises of the college is made, overseen and kept up viably.
The arrangement secures clear rules for maintenance of records which ought to address creation and accumulation, records support and utilize and record demeanor of the college.
Mr Ernest Aryeetey, Vice-Chancellor of the University, who likewise introduced the University Archives Center, said the non-presence of records administration strategy in the college since its origin in 1948 set off the requirement for the improvement of the approach.
He said the arrangement was supported by the University Council on December 5, 2013 to make it known to all areas for its powerful usage.
Mr Aryeetey said the arrangement perceived enhanced records administration and help capacities discriminating to the proficiency, viability and economy of the college’s business.
He said the strategy characterized conventions for the annihilation of out of date records, characterized the records administration obligation of both administration and workers all through the college and caught and protected the college’s chronicled archives.
Mr Thomas K. Anning, University Archivist, said the strategy ordered the foundation of three organizations to encourage records administration: records and files counseling advisory group, records focus and college documents.
He said right now, the college’s files comprised of more than 100,000 volumes of records, including managerial records, understudy records and individual documents of previous representatives, for example, Dr David Mowbray Balm, first main of the college.
“Legitimate execution of the approach would empower the college to lead business in a powerful and responsible way, help strategy and choice making, meet lawful, authoritative and administrative necessity and help research exercises” he said.