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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

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"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)

Singapore

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