Single web gateway to govt agencies
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LUMPUR: The Government has embarked on developing a web portal which will
provide a single gateway to government agency services, Chief Secretary to
the Government Tan Sri Samsudin Osman said yesterday.
said the initiative was part of the Government's efforts to provide
efficient services to the public speedily and with cost savings.
said the fact that most government agencies had their own websites had
provided some ideas to the government to create the portal in order to
give the public easy access to information.
this portal, the public no longer have to open many government websites to
get information," he told reporters after launching the Microsoft
Government Leaders' Conference here yesterday.
also said the Government aimed at integrating all the agencies' websites
into a single portal.
"It is our hope to be able to bring together all the websites into this one portal some day," he said.
He said the most vital aspect of the portal was the type of services that needed to be projected.
Services through the portal would include getting application forms and repayment of loans.
want to deliver good service to the citizens. People don't have to go to
the department to get simple things like forms," he said.
He said the portal was being handled by Mampu and the public could view the initial part of the portal probably by the end of this year.
said the Government continued to
said the setting up of the Strategic Thrust Committee on the Government
Delivery System was to upgrade the government delivery system and to
Microsoft Government Leaders Conference is organised by Microsoft
Knowledge Capital Centre in collaboration with Mampu, Intan and the
Energy, Communications and Multimedia Ministry.
200 people comprising senior government officials and education sector
leaders are attending the two-day conference.
conference will discuss the evolving of a technology landscape and the
implementation of e-government strategies. - Bernama