Creation of "electronic government" to be accelerated in Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Jan. 22 / Trend, D. Azizov /
Uzbek Cabinet of Ministers instructed State Committee for Communication, Informatization and Telecommunication Technologies to accelerate the development of the concept and comprehensive program for the creation of "electronic government" to introduce electronic delivery of interactive public services to businesses and individuals.
This was stated in a decree signed by President Karimov at the meeting of Cabinet of Ministers which reviewed the results of socio-economic development of the country in 2012 and priorities of economic program for 2013. The document was published in the mass media on Tuesday.
As previously reported, the Uzbek government adopted a decree on measures aimed at improving the work of the online state portal with consideration of delivering public services via the Internet.
It is planned that a single portal of interactive public services will operate as part of the state portal and in the single window mode as well.
A single portal providing online public services will be aimed at ensuring the access of individuals and entities to information on services and functions provided by the state and economic management bodies as well as public authorities in the field.
Also, users will be given an opportunity to exchange data online, making requests through a single point of access.
The portal will also consider the requests and appeals of individuals and entities and conduct monitoring of the quality of online public services provided by public and economic administration bodies and public authorities in the field.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) provided technical assistance to Uzbekistan for the creation of "e-government" to the sum of $ 1.1 million. The funds will be sent towards development of a strategy for government's interaction with the public and businesses through the portal and development of electronic government applications.