eGOV Excellence Award Winners 2019
THE NATIONAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY – UGANDA (NITA-U) E-GOVERNMENT EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNERS 2019
OUTSTANDING WEB-PORTAL AWARD: CONNECTED CATEGORY
Government Website that offers user centric end-to-end online transactional services (easy for a user to start and finish a transactional without leaving the portal with fast response and interaction) in compliance with the NITA-U (E-Government Regulations) 2015 - SI No. 27 of 2015 and the Guidelines for Development and Management of Government Websites:
OUTSTANDING WEB-PORTAL AWARD: INTERACTIVE CATEGORY
Government Website that offers enhanced information services (easy for a user to find and download forms, submit data online, updated information and interact with the entity) in compliance with the NITA-U (E-Government Regulations) 2015 - SI No. 27 of 2015 and the Guidelines for Development and Management of Government Websites:
Uganda National Bureau of Standards
OUTSTANDING WEB-PORTAL AWARD: INFORMATIONAL CATEGORY
Government Website that offers essential information services with updated content in compliance with the NITA-U (E-Government Regulations) 2015 - SI No. 27 of 2015 and the Guidelines for Development and Management of Government Websites:
Directorate of Public Prosecutions
OUTSTANDING WEB-PORTAL AWARD: LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Local Government Website that offers essential information and is frequently updated in compliance with the NITA-U (E-Government Regulations) 2015 - SI No. 27 of 2015 and the Guidelines for Development and Management of Government Websites:
Mbarara Local Government
OUTSTANDING SECTOR ESERVICE AWARD
Recognizes Government Electronic Services that are the most innovative in transforming service delivery to Government, Citizens or Businesses in the following sectors (submitted by Government Entities):
Economic Infrastructure & Competiveness Sector:
PDU E-transit Ladder (Uganda National Road Authority)
Since its roll out (2017/2018), 3,292 procurements have been initiated and tracked online. The solution has also built a work culture that makes the transition to the electronic Government Procurement System (eGP) almost seamless
Tourism & Trade Sector:
Electronic One Stop Center web portal (eBiz) – Uganda Investment Authority
A single point/one stop web-based application that makes it possible for potential investors to apply for government licenses, permits and certificates required to setup up investment projects in Uganda.
E-Registration (Uganda National Examinations Board)
A secure, reliable and robust national examinations results management system for academic results and the attendant processes/services for all the levels handled by UNEB.
Smart Care (National Medical Stores)
Offers real time visibility on all deliveries of essential medicine and medical supplies made to all Public Health Facilities in Uganda and enables all Public Health Facilities in Uganda to give feedback in real time on medicines and medical supplies delivered by NMS.
Human Development Sector:
External Employment Information System (Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development)
The system automates the labour externalization process by registering the details of individuals going abroad for work and licensed companies which recruit people going abroad for work as well as managing jobs of the registered companies. Time to get licensed reduced by over 85%
Accountability & Governance Sector:
Integrated Financial Management System (Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development)
With usage in over 250 Government entities, IFMS has improved timeliness and accuracy of management & financial reports with faster payment processing from a period of one month to a couple of days.
Public Sector Administration and Management Sector:
eLogRev (Ministry of Local Government)
Enables collection of revenues at selected Municipalities. Collected revenues are automatically computed and aggregated with strategic dashboard views for decision-making.
Justice, Law and Order (JLOS):
Business Registration System (Uganda Registration Services Bureau)
Since its introduction, there has been a reduction in turnaround time taken to register a business, from 30 days to 4 hours and instant name searches (online).
CIO OF THE YEAR UGANDA
Recognizes the Head of IT in any Government Entity who has been exemplary in the delivery of their work and championed implementation of National ICT related Standards and Guidelines within their institutions (Submitted by Heads of IT in Government Entities).
Head Information Systems
Kampala Capital City Authority
Instrumental in the design and implementation of the KCCA client transaction platform (e-Citie) which improved the Authority’s operations as well as contributed to Uganda’s enhanced global rating in ease of doing business ranking.
BEST EXHIBITOR, E-GOVERNMENT EXPO 2019
Recognizes the outstanding exhibitor at the E-Government Expo 2019 considering branding, booth staffing and demonstration of exhibited services:
UUganda Revenue Authority
GOVERNMENT ENTITY OF THE YEAR 2019
Recognizes the Government entity which is most compliant in the in the delivery of its e-services to the Government of Uganda IT Standards in the following areas: Cyber security, ICT Approvals N7 process & Acquisition of Hardware & Software:
NNational Social Security Fund
CITIZEN CHOICE AWARD
The Government e-service voted by the public as the most useful/helpful in the citizens lives. The list of e-services for this category was drawn from the top 10 most accessed e-services over the e-citizen’s web portal (www.ecitizen.go.ug)
E-Tax (Uganda Revenue Authority)