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The concept of e-government, benefits and objectives

E-Government Concept:

E-government is also called e-governance, the application of information technology, Communication on government functions and actions with a view to increasing efficiency and transparency and promoting citizens' participation; This definition illustrates how ICT is used as a support tool in good governance development Where the appropriate application enables the electronic government to increase the levels of effectiveness and efficiency in the delivery of government tasks, In addition to improving and accelerating processes and procedures and increasing the quality of public services and develop decision-making processes and provide opportunities for seamless communication between different government offices.

The concept of e-government, benefits and objectives

E-Government Objectives:

- Create a better business environment, as the use of ICT in government helps streamline interaction and interactions between the government and business sectors.

- Enhancing good governance, transparency and broadening public participation in policymaking and decision-making.

- Contributing to the fight against corruption, and e-government itself does not put an end to corruption but is accompanied by mechanisms that make the conduct of government actions clearer.

- Improve the productivity and efficiency of government agencies, increase the productivity of government employees, reduce public expenditures by reducing the number of offices and paper consumption.

- Provide benefits for citizens and public administration at a number of levels, as good income can be obtained through data collection and transmission to stakeholders.

- Improving the quality of life in societies in need of care, as modern communications technologies provide the Government with access to and empowerment of marginalized groups, their involvement in the political process and their provision of goods and services.

Benefits of eGovernment:

E-government has advantages and benefits, including the following:

    Promoting inclusive governance:

E-government contributes to building trust between governments and citizens by using internet-related strategies to engage citizens in the political process, thus demonstrating the government's transparency.

    Increased ease and speed of implementation:

Reducing paperwork, using technology means facilitated the exchange of information and ideas between government agencies, and facilitated access to government decisions and policies, as e-government gives all citizens access to information.

    Upgrading operational efficiency:

Citizens care about the efficiency of services provided, where the effectiveness of governments is measured by the quality of their dealings with citizens, and this is made possible by the advent of e-government.

    Reducing the Government's administrative costs:

E-government is very effective in terms of cost reduction. For example, a survey on an issue can be done at a very low cost, as well as data collection and other government tasks without excess expenses.


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