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PM approves IT programme to promote e-Govt

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Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has given the go-ahead for a national programme on information and technology with the aim of accelerating the application of IT in State bodies’ operation.

Customs staff at the Hai Phong Port in the northern Hai Phong City are processing e-customs services. The Information and Technology Target Programme in the 2016-20 period will also aim to speed up the formation of e-Government and a uniform system of public services from the central to local level. – VNA/VNS Photo Hoàng Hùng

 

The Information and Technology Target Programme in the 2016 to 2020 period will also aim to speed up the formation of e-Government and a uniform system of public services from the Central to local level; strengthen the abilities to secure national information  and electronic authentication; and develop the IT industry through establishing key IT zones, and core IT products.

To that end, the programme set a target to ensure that 100 per cent of ministries, ministerial-level bodies, and Central-level provinces and cities will have a shared and integrated foundation by 2020 to connect over 50 per cent of information systems of ministries, sectors, localities that need to connect and share data with the national database.

It will also ensure that 30 per cent of localities’ administrative procedures are processed online at the service level 4 (in which service payments can be settled online whilst transaction results are available either online or by post, on request); over 50 per cent of administrative procedures that need to be exchanged among interagency one-stop shops were exchanged through the internet-based network; and a system connecting information systems at the Central and local levels will be completed to link service systems of ministries, sectors, and localities. Additionally, over 80 per cent of localities’ information systems at level 3 and higher shall be subjected to information assurance in conformity with technical standards and regulations on security for information system according to levels.

Of note, the programme set a target to remove Việt Nam from the list of top 20 countries that are at great risk of malware attacks. Furthermore, 100 per cent of public services at level 4 have concentrated electronic authentication solutions and at least 50 per cent of information portals of Central provinces and cities shall be eligible for internet-based information security supervision, especially impoverished localities unable to balance their budget; and assistance will be provided to build seven concentrated information technology zones in line with the Prime Minister’s Decision 392/2015/QD-TTg dated March 27, 2015, to study and develop at least three electronic hardware products in the fields of microchips and semiconductor chips, six basic products used in State bodies and society, and one digital content product for State bodies

 

Source: VNS

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