Today, with the participation of Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine, Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine Mykhailo Fedorov and Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine Maryna Lazebna, a presentation of the Strategy for Digital Transformation of the Social Sphere took place.
The purpose of the Strategy for the Digital Transformation of the Social Sphere is to ensure European standards for the operation and provision of services, strengthen financial stability, increase the transparency of the social sphere, and optimize administrative expenditures in the social sector.
The Strategy determines the directions and tasks of the comprehensive digital transformation of all components of the social protection system on the basis of common approaches, standards and technologies.
The objectives of the Strategy are as follows:
- increasing the effectiveness of social protection of citizens;
- improvement of the financial resources management system in the social sector;
- automation of management and control in the social sphere;
- technological development of information resources with encouragement to the introduction of innovative technologies.
According to the results of the Strategy implementation, the following results are expected:
- introduction of European standards in the provision of administrative services of a social nature;
- unification of approaches to the development of information systems in the social sphere;
- control over the targeted use of social expenditures.
Comprehensive digital transformation of all components of the social security system will allow the following:
- creation of a single information environment, in particular a single record of providers and recipients of social services and benefits and to introduce a system of their verification;
- introduction of a unified system of management, distribution and control over the targeted use of social expenditures;
- simplifing, improvement and automation of services when citizens apply for social support, which in turn will allow to reduce corruption risks;
- unifying business processes in the social sphere, most of those automating, in order to reduce paperwork;
- introduction of effective systems of monitoring and control of business processes in the social sphere;
- reducing the bureaucracy and unjustified administrative costs for the maintenance of social institutions.