The Hanoitimes - The Ministry of Finance led the way in e-Government development in 2017, with more than 20 million requested records under online processing.
According to the report on the evaluation and ranking of Vietnam's e-Government development in 2017 announced in the national conference on e-Government 2018 in Hanoi on July 5, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Science and Technology topped the list.
The report featured evaluations and rankings for three categories, including ministries and ministerial-level agencies, governmental agencies and centrally-run cities and provinces.
Overview of the national conference on e-Government 2018
In the category of ministries and ministerial-level agencies, the Ministry of Finance led with 0.71 points, followed by the Ministry of Science and Technology (0.692 points) and the Ministry of Justice (0.678 points).
Speaking at an event organized by the association and International Data Group, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Minh Hong said that the use of information technology and the building of e-Government had been a concern of Vietnam’s party and state.
According to the Ministry of Information and Communications, many online public services at levels 3 and 4 of ministries, agencies and localities have been operated effectively, with a huge number of records processed.
Hong also said that the Ministry of Information and Communications together with other ministries, departments and localities had achieved positive results in the use of information technology and building of an e-Government.
The report is a foundation for ministries, departments and localities to grasp the status of technology use in their agencies, he added.
Agencies will make plans to promote the use of information technology and improve the effectiveness of management and the reforms of administrative procedures to enhance the e-Government development index of Vietnam, Hong stressed.