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GovTech aims to build deep tech capabilities in government, drive its digitalisation efforts

Newly formed agency's chairman also unveils measures to support Singapore's Smart Nation project

"GovTech will provide more tech leadership than before and work with public agencies to move the government towards better use of technology for business transformation, productivity and citizen fulfilment." - Ng Chee Khern, chairman of newly formed agency GovTech (above)


THERE'S a need to build deep technical capabilities within the government and nurture a culture of excellence and innovation, says Ng Chee Khern, chairman of the newly formed technology agency GovTech.

Mr Ng, who is also Permanent Secretary (Defence Development), adds