The possibility of adjustment of personnel is discarded in the plan of “institutional optimization” that will abolish or merge entities of the Executive branch to address the economic crisis affecting the country.
The National Secretariat of Planning and Development (Senplades) plans to deliver this week the study requested by President Rafael Correa. Its head, Pabel Muñoz, said they have conducted this revision in his eight years of administration.
He justified that the greatest weight in the bureaucratic apparatus is represented in a “80% by teachers, doctors, military and police,” and with this analysis of efficiency savings will be generated, although the purpose “is not eliminating entities, nor to reduce bureaucracy.”
According to the latest land registry of the Ministry of Labor, 247 entities are part of the executive branch, including the Presidency and Vice Presidency of the Republic, affiliated institutions, coordinators and sectoral ministries, public companies and others created by the Constitution or the law.
These institutions accounted 252,715 servers, as recorded in their institutional websites.
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