E-citizens in Yugra
Khanty-Mansiyskyi Autonomous District — Yugra — is a region of Russian Federation which is actively developing e-government technologies. Today in the district operates 268 centers of public access to the Internet. To achieve greater transparency of authorities official website of this district & the register of public services provided in electronic form have been formed and developed this year.
«We must ensure maximum transparency of UGRA-government, we must guarantee access to information on government and opportunity for getting e-services for citizens», — said Natalya Koarova, the head of the region.
Ugra — the first region in Russia, which began to introduce on its territory a project of the International Fund ECDL «E-citizen», aimed at ensuring the free information flow between government and citizens through information technology. The essence of this project is training peolpe the basics of information technology, and the main target group of the project are those who have never worked with a computer. Training takes place within a single European procedure, and after every participant issued an international certificate — a passport of e-citizen.