The Deputy Ministry for Innovation, Research and Digital Policy announced Tuesday that a contract has been signed to modernize the state's websites which will now be accessible through the new digital portal, gov.cy.
The project, which was awarded to EY Cyprus, aims to establish a modern and unified presence for all government services, and improve the experience of citizens when browsing government websites.
"one of the most important digital transformation projects of the Deputy Ministry...of key importance for the modernization of the state and will have a direct impact on the daily lives of citizens"
Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy, Kyriakos Kokkinos, said that it is one of the most important digital transformation projects of the Deputy Ministry, which is of key importance for the modernization of the state and will have a direct impact on the daily lives of citizens.
The content and functions will be constantly enriched and upgraded, he said, adding that the goal is for gov.cy to be the sole point of contact with the state as well as a source of valid information and direct services to the citizens.
The project will cost €1.1 million and will be concluded in two phases. The first 65 websites will be developed in 2023.
More than 250 websites will be designed or re-designed for a more modern and user-friendly approach, with interactive applications, based on the highest standards, the press release says.