It is an organizational unit (usually a department, or a group of departments) that determines, controls, and maintains the standards and processes related to project management. The PMU idea consists in allowing managing multiple projects from a single, centralized location by establishing the structure required to standardize project management practices, maintain project portfolio management (IT), and set up methodologies for repeatable workflows and processes.
A PMU was formed to enable BMC in completing IT related projects more efficiently and timely. The IT PMU is responsible for managing daily activities of the IT initiatives of BMC under the able guidance of Deputy Commissioner of BMC. PMU intends to introduce automation and implementation of integrated framework for e-Governance by leveraging ICT with an aim to streamline, improve, and strengthen functioning of BMC and service delivery to citizens.
The key objectives of IT-PMU include