20 Mar '17, 6am

Janil Puthucheary to be first Minister-in-charge of @GovTechSG

Janil Puthucheary to be first Minister-in-charge of @GovTechSG

SINGAPORE: Staff from digital and technology teams in several ministries will form a new office in charge of digital transformation in the public service on May 1, the Prime Minister's Office announced on Monday (Mar 20). The Smart Nation and Digital Government Office (SNDGO), to be formed under the Prime Minister's Office, will comprise staff from the Ministry of Finance's Digital Government Directorate, the Ministry of Communications and Information's Government Technology Policy department and the Smart National Programme Office. The Government Technology Agency (GovTech) will also be placed under the Prime Minister's Office as the implementing agency of SNDGO. Together, GovTech and SNDGO will form the Smart Nation and Digital Government Group (SNDGG). The SNDGG's responsibilities include driving digital transformation for the public service to strengthen the Government...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/new-smart-n...

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