Roles of the EGA
The Electronic Government Agency (Public Organization) (EGA) plays a pivotal role in pioneering the development and integration of the government’s ICT systems aiming to promote the successful establishment of e-Government, considered Thailand’s key strategy to leverage the government’s capability to boost efficient public management and provide people with quality government-based services. The EGA has proposed well-developed policies to be used as strategic plans, master plans, and action plans to promote the advancement of the targeted ICT systems to be applied by all sectors, while preparing to push forward national development in all aspects.
Collaboration of Public and Private Organizations
- Provide e-Government infrastructure services.
- Develop efficient standards and guidelines to support e-Government.
- Offer productive suggestions and disseminate useful knowledge on e-Government.
The EGA’s implementation framework is consistent with the national ICT development plan introduced by the government, thanks to the cooperation from public and private organizations including:
1. Bureau of the Budget
The Bureau of the Budget helps determine principal guidelines and allocates an annual budget to support general activities involving the development of e-Government, while revealing budgetary implementation results corresponding to the objectives with greater operational efficiency, higher cost-effectiveness, and reduced complexity.
2. Office of the Public Sector Development Commission (OPDC)
The Office of the Public Sector Development Commission (OPDC) assists in the improvement of operational functions and procedures of the government sector in compliance with the development of an integrated e-Government as well as the monitoring and evaluation of the bureaucratic reforms to promptly demonstrate the accomplishment of the Digital Government.
3. Electronic Transactions Development Agency (Public Organization) (ETDA)
The Electronic Transactions Development Agency (Public Organization) (ETDA) takes part in the issuance of rules, regulations, and laws related to the development of ICT and electronic transactions under the policy framework proposed by the National Information Technology Committee, the Office of the Electronic Transactions Commission and the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission.
4. Government Agencies
Government agencies have provided effective assistance for the development of integrated e-Government expected to be progressed using comparable standards towards similar directions so as to enhance the government’s capability to boost efficient public management and provide people with quality government-based services.
5. Domestic and International Agencies
Domestic and international agencies offer a broad range of knowledgeable and technological support to the development of e-Government in a valuable and efficient manner.