Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman commissioned
the ministries to intensify work on introduction of electronic services thereby
allowing the authorities to improve the quality of governance and providing services.
"I urge all ministries to take seriously this issue
[e-governance] and to determine as a separate line of your activity the introduction
of electronic technology. This will improve the quality of our governance and the
quality of services provision," said Volodymyr Groysman during a meeting
of the Government on Wednesday.
The Prime Minister noted that it is crucial to speed up next
month the work on introduction of electronic services.
will enhance support, in particular financial, in order to transfer the maximum
quantity of services in the electronic form so that make them remote, "through
the Internet to lessen contact with government officials, to ensure faster
document circulation", he said.
Groysman announced the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine was due to consider an
issue of formation of approaches to e-governance at the start of the meeting
and emphasized: "E-government enables us to create high quality services
for Ukrainian citizens, while the authorities to become more effective,
transparent and to eliminate any grounds for corruption".
Minister emphasized that the executive branch through its institutional
weakness, corruption and incompetence had been losing the trust of people. Nowadays
it is crucial for the institutions and authorities to rebuild confidence among
the citizens. According to him, one of the elements of this confidence is transparency
everything is absolutely open and clear, we will get a completely different
level of trust and satisfaction of people with the services provided by the
local authorities and central government as well," said Volodymyr
Minister noted that the State Agency for E-Governance of Ukraine had been set
up by the previous Cabinet of Ministers in order to concentrate all functions
of e-governance in the country, but in recent years had not had sufficient financial
and organizational support.
decisions of the Government on the change in the management system of the
Agency would provide an opportunity "to intensify its role and to do activities
of the teams more successful, as they’ve come to bring in real change and do real
deeds," summed up Volodymyr Groysman.