Records are the collective forms of written documents. These include bills, vouchers, letters, circulars, files, books of accounts, financial statements, reports, contracts agreement and order written documents. The systematic and scientific process of collecting, classifying, recording, retaining, preserving, using and disposing of the written documents is called record keeping. This note provides you with the meaning of record keeping, its importance and different types of records.
Record keeping is the store of information, it is the history of an organization. It provides the basis for operating clerical and administrative activities efficiently. This note explains the kind, use and disposal of recording keeping.