WSIS Prizes Contest 2021 Nominee

A digitally driven organization: E-GOV Development Center


E-governance

Description

Established in 2018, "E-Gov Development Center" Public Legal Entity under the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations subordinate to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan utilizes smart technologies and establishes e-government to make state services operate more efficiently, ensure service availability, and improve citizen's living standards. The main operational areas of the Center include electronic government services, e-visa issuance services, and digital payment systems. Multifaceted activities are also carried out by the Center aimed at developing G2C, G2B, and G2G e-services. To improve service quality, facilitate access to services, and increase citizen satisfaction, and e-Participation, advanced international practices have been explored, and innovative solutions have been introduced considering the needs of the citizens. Center manages “e-Gov” portal, “myGov” (proactive e-government portal based on the private cabinet), “ASAN Login” (SSO system), “ASAN Finance” (single electronic financial system), “ASAN Payment” (multifunctional government payment system), “ASAN Visa” (e-visa system), as well as “e-Tender” (centralized e-Tender platform for government agencies), “e-Agro” (electronic agricultural information system), “e-Auction”, construction permit system and others. It also renders several awareness-raising and communication campaign programs. Besides, the Center has developed the “The System for Obtaining and Monitoring Permissions during the Implementation of Special Quarantine Regime”.

Project website

https://www.digital.gov.az/en


Action lines related to this project
  • AL C1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development 2021
Sustainable development goals related to this project
  • Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Coverage
  • Azerbaijan

Status

Ongoing

Start date

14 March 2018

End date

Not set


Sustainability

This project is in line with UN SDG № 9.


WSIS values promotion

EGDC plays an important role and responsibility in the development of the Information Society and, as appropriate, in decision-making processes, building a people-centered e-Gov Infrastructure and raising awareness in digitization, which will affect e-Participation.


Entity name

E-GOV Development Center (EGDC)

Entity country—type

Azerbaijan Government

Entity website

https://www.digital.gov.az/en