VSS Ranks First in IT Application for Third Time

9:43:08 AM | 7/9/2020

The Ministry of Information and Communications has just announced the results of assessing and ranking the level of information technology application among State agencies in 2019. According to the rankings, Vietnam Social Security (VSS) continues to secure the first position among government agencies. This is the third consecutive time that Vietnam Social Security has achieved this title.

The assessment and ranking of the level of information technology (IT) application in 2019 has been carried out by the Ministry of Information and Communications, according to three divisions of agencies and units (ministries and ministerial-level agencies; government agencies; provinces and municipalities), with six categories, including: IT technical infrastructure; applying IT in agency activities; website/portal; providing online public services; mechanisms, policies and regulations for IT application; and human resources for IT application. According to the report, in 2019, the IT application level of all three agencies increased over 2018.

Specifically, the average IT application index of ministries and ministerial agencies increased from 0.69 in 2018 to 0.82 in 2019. All the average component indexes of the ministries and ministerial-level agencies in 2019 increased over 2018, of which, the index of IT technical infrastructure and the application of IT in the ministry's operations increased the most.

Ministries and ministerial-level agencies Ranking
Ministry of Finance 1 (0.9291)
Ministry of Industry and Trade 2 (0.8914)
Ministry of Information and Communications 3 (0.8642)
Ministry of Health 4 (0.8639)
The State Bank of Vietnam 5 (0.8598)
Ministry of Planning and Investment 6 (0.8529)
Ministry of Science and Technology 7 (0.8220)
Ministry of Justice 8 (0.8188)
Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs 9 (0.8122)
Ministry of Transport 10 (0.8086)

Top 10 ministries and ministerial-level agencies in terms of IT application level in 2019

Seven government agencies record an average increase in the level of IT application. And, Vietnam Social Security (VSS) continues to hold the top ranking, for the third time in a row.

Government agencies Ranking
Vietnam Social Security 1 (0.904)
Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology 2 (0.707)
Vietnam News Agency 3 (0.669)
Voice of Vietnam 4 (0.634)
Vietnam Television Station 5 (0.518)
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Management 6 (0.492)
Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences 7 (0.292)

Overall index of IT application levels among government agencies in 2019

Among 63 provinces and municipalities, Thua Thien Hue has replaced Da Nang in the first position,

with an overall score of 0.9039, followed by Quang Ninh, Binh Duong, Ho Chi Minh City, Khanh Hoa, An Giang, Thanh Hoa, Lam Dong and Hanoi.

Provinces and municipalities under the command of the central government Ranking
Thua Thien-Hue 1 (0.9039)
Da Nang 2 (0.8813)
Quang Ninh 3 (0.8697)
Binh Duong 4 (0.8360)
Ho Chi Minh city 5 (0.8354)
Khanh Hoa 6(0.8339)
An Giang 7 (0.8217)
Thanh Hoa 8 (7832)
Lam Dong 9 (0.7826)
Hanoi 9 (0.7826)

Top 10 localities leading in IT application level in 2019.

The report on assessing the level of IT application in 2019 is one of the useful documents serving the management, policy-making to implement IT application to successfully build an e-Government and digital Government in Vietnam.

Source: Vietnam Business Forum