Today in Ukimet Uyi, Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev chaired a meeting of the Commission on Digitalization under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The meeting covered issues of implementation of the Digital Kazakhstan State Program, digitization of education and healthcare, as well as the provision of public services and the development of digital skills.

Reports on the work carried out in this area and on further plans were delivered by Ministers of Information and Communication D. Abayev, Healthcare – Y. Birtanov, Education and Science – Y . Sagadiyev, as well as Chairman of the NJSC “State Corporation “Government for Citizens” A.N. Ospanov and Chairman of Zerde Holding JSC R. Yensebayev.

For reference: To date, 120 actions are envisaged within the framework of implementing the State Program. Legislative changes have been made to the tax code, which stimulate the development of digital commerce. The project “International Technopark of IT start-ups” is being implemented. The concept for the creation of an international IT university in Astana has been developed.

In the sphere of education, pilot projects on digitalization are being implemented in Pavlodar and South Kazakhstan regions. In pre-school education, a system is being set up to allow queuing and receiving referrals to kindergartens (13 cities and 1 region). More than 4500 schools are connected to digital journals and grade books all over the country, covering 3.5 million users (students, teachers, parents).

The architecture of digitalization of healthcare involves the introduction of a medical information system (MIS) that allows ensuring the transition to paperless management of medical data and medical documents. To date, the degree of MIS implementation in healthcare organizations is 87.6%. By January 1, 2019, it is planned to bring this figure to 100%. Appointments, access to research results and prescriptions, feedback from patients will also be in digital format, an electronic health passports are being developed. The level of equipment of doctors and nurses with computer hardware is 83.1%. 51.0% of healthcare organizations have access to the Internet. These indicators are planned to be brought up to 100% by the end of 2021.

In the sphere of public services, the e-government portal provides an opportunity to receive 235 services; the digital licensing portal offers 399 automated services.

In 2017 more than 34 million services were rendered through the e-government portal, over 922 thousand licenses and permits through the SDB E-licensing. 44 online services are available to entrepreneurs on the e-government portal. More than 135 377 companies have been opened through eGov since 2012. In 2017, more than 33 thousand legal entities were registered.

In the city of Astana, the first Digital PSC was launched where citizens can independently obtain electronic services in the self-service sector or through public access points (AMUs), as well as receive training in receiving electronic services. Until the end of the year, it is planned to open digital centers in each regional center throughout the country.

Published: 11 April 2018



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