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Prime Minister, Andrew Holness (second right), laughs at a joke made by Science, Energy and Technology Minister Dr Andrew Wheatley (right) at the official launch of the GOV.JM web portal at the Office of the Prime Minister in Kingston. Others (from left) are Chairman of the eGov Jamaica Limited Board, Dr Lloyd Waller; and Principal Director of the Public Sector Transformation and Modernisation Division in the Cabinet Office Wayne Robertson.

GOVERNMENT on Wednesday launched its E-Portal, an online gateway to all government information and services. The portal — GOV.JM — is expected to be the central place to perform online transactions with the government, find

Principal Director of the Public Sector Modernisation Programmme, Office of the Cabinet, Wayne Robertson.

A Development Applications Review Process (DARP) Public Portal 11 has been created to improve the process of application for environmental and construction permits. It is part of the Application Management and Data Automation (AMANDA) system

Public Sector Transformation and Modernisation Division Director General, Veniece Pottinger-Scott.

Amidst complaints about less-than-desirable public-service delivery, the Government of Jamaica is pushing ahead to achieve world-class customer service through the more than 200 public-sector institutions islandwide. This is consistent with one of the Vision 2030

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    Project Overview

    GOV.JM will become the Government of Jamaica’s online gateway to all government information and services. As the website evolves, it will be the central place to perform online transactions with the government, find information on how and where to access government’s services and receive feedback.
    Standardising, Digitising And Sharing Data
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    As a first step in advancing the objectives of Government-wide data sharing, the Cabinet Office is working with the Jamaica Archives and Records Department (JARD) to develop a Records and Information Management (RIM) Policy for Cabinet approval.
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    GovNet is envisioned as a government wide communications network for the seamless transfer of information between government agencies and other stakeholders as well as for the provision of on-line services to the public at minimal cost.
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    To maximize the benefits to be gained from a harmonized ICT strategy, there needed to be a governance mechanism in place that would be responsible for leveraging cutting edge technologies and transforming the entire management of GOJ ICT.