Monday | 11 Dec 2017
Welcome to Digital Opportunity, the ‘all about ICT for Development’ channel, brought to you by OneWorld South Asia that informs on digital inclusion, showcases best practices in the sector and provides space for sharing and collaboration amongst ICT for D practitioners.
About Digital Opportunity
OneWorld websites and resources
Appropriate Technology Choice

Thailand revamps intra-governmental e-transaction system


18 July 2012

Bookmark and Share

The Comptroller General’s Department (CGD) in Thailand has recently implemented a new government electronic transaction system to provide better and faster financial service to local administrations countrywide.

Complaints were received over delays in revenue allocation from the central government to local administrations, and the government could not trace the cause of the delay because of the number of agencies involved in and the complexity of the transaction process.

The CGD then decided to leverage the capability of Government Fiscal Management Information System (GFMIS) and developed a project called “Be Fast to Local Government” to solve the issues with hold-ups.

“Be Fast to Local Government” can accelerate the e-transaction process to allocate revenue from tax collection to local administrations nationwide. This has transformed the entire government’s e-transaction process from one-to-one transaction to one-to-multiple receivers at the same time. The new system facilitates e-transactions with all 7,853 local administrations nationwide at once, within 1.5 hours.

The new system is slated to help the Revenue Department save transaction cost per unit, and reduce administration process at all levels. More importantly, the Local Administrations can be confident of receiving the money faster, resulting in them being able to plan their expenditure more efficiently.

The “Be Fast to Local Government” project won the Thailand Public Service Awards organised by Ministry of Finance (MOF) in Thailand this year. The award is one of several annual MOF Innovation Awards to encourage agencies under the MOF to innovate to leverage its services.

 
Source : FutureGov

Global Goals 2030
festival ECONOMIA trento
Helpi - your personal safety app
EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
» Online climate conference
Online,  November 5, 2012.
» Open Knowledge Festival 2012
Helsinki, Finland,  September 17,2012.
» ITU Green Standards Week
39, quai du Président Roosevelt 92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux, France,  September 17

Digital Opportunity channels and collaborative projects include:
Ek Duniya Anek Awaaz OneWorld Open Knowledge Network ItrainOnline TIKI the Penguin, Kids Channel
Digital Opportunity