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Jun 09, 2005
Gauteng e-governance portal launchedBack
Gauteng Premier Mbhazima Shilowa yesterday morning launched the Gauteng Provincial Government internet portal in Tembisa.
The Gauteng Online portal aims to give members of the public access to certain e-government services and information about government at the push of a button.
Gauteng Online will offer information and various services for citizens, business, employees and other government entities.
It will also provide a single entry point to provincial government websites.
The launch will mark the first phase of services to be offered on the site. Members of the public will be able to access the portal through any facility with Internet access, including certain multi-purpose community centres and telecentres.
Through the Gauteng Online initiative, Internet access has been rolled out to public schools across the province.
The portal will contribute to the provincial governments objective to build an effective and caring government, improving efficiency and access to government information and services.
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