The Prime Minister has asked ministries, state agencies and provinces to focus their resources on increasing the rate of online public services to levels 3 and 4, and integrate their public services on the National Public Service Portal.
The Prime Minister instructed the Ministry of Public Security to effectively deploy the national database on population, to connect, share, and thoroughly exploit data to minimize paperwork in administrative procedures processing (Photo: Internet)
The directive was in an announcement released by the Government Office on March 24.
The Prime Minister also asked ministries, state agencies and localities to focus on implementing a number of key tasks to develop e-Government and digital transformation in the coming period.
Specifically, in terms of institutions and strategies for the development of e-Government, digital government, the Prime Minister instructed the Ministry of Public Security to speed up the development of the Decree on personal data protection, to submit to the Government for approval and issuance.
The Ministry of Information and Communications was instructed to urgently receive comments of the Government members in order to complete the draft Decree on electronic identification and authentication, and submit it to the Government for consideration and promulgation; to complete and submit to the Government for promulgation the E-government development strategy towards the development of digital government in the period 2021 – 2025, with a vision to 2030.
Regarding the use of national databases, the Prime Minister instructed the Ministry of Public Security to effectively deploy the national database on population, to connect, share, and thoroughly exploit data to minimize paperwork and to put the national database on population into official use on a large scale from by July 2021.
Accelerating the construction of the national land database is a task that the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment is required to focus on to ensure that by July 2021, connection and sharing of land data will be completed.
For the provision of online public services, ministries, state agencies and localities must step up handling of administrative procedures in the electronic environment, focus resources on increasing the rate of provision of administrative services to levels 3 and 4 and integrate their services on the National Public Services Portal to ensure the completion of the targets assigned by the Government in Resolution 01/NQ-CP in 2021.
According to the Prime Minister's assessment, high-level online public services have been developed to better serve the people and businesses, with the rate of online public service services at level 4 reaching about 31%.
Ministries, state agencies and localities are also required to use and exploit effectively services provided on national databases and integrated platform; to proactively connect, share and provide their data to other agencies in accordance with Decree 47 dated 2020 and the Prime Minister's direction.
All ministries, state agencies and localities have to complete the determination of information system security levels and propose information security plans.
Regarding digital transformation, the Prime Minister instructed ministries, state agencies and localities to complete the construction and immediately implement strategies, programs, plans and schemes for digital transformation for the new period, determined to perform the tasks under the National Digital Transformation Program.
The Ministry of Information and Communications is asked to strengthen management and the deployment of information technology and telecommunications to serve the development of the digital economy and digital society. Ministries, state agencies, localities, businesses and schools need to continue developing online activities and applying digital technology in all aspects of life.
The Prime Minister has approved a list of 55 online public services that need to be provided on the National Public Service Portal in 2021.
After two years implementing Resolution No. 17/NQ-CP on e-government, Vietnam has made great progress, adopting a new approach to solving bottlenecks and problems that have existed for a long time.