Implementation of government policy in the field of informatization
According to tasks of social and economic development of the republic and reforming of public administration, in 2008 Government of the Republic of Karelia implemented government policy in the field of informatization and information security aimed at increase of social and economic development administration efficiency of the Republic of Karelia; provision of access of the population and organizations to information on activity of bodies of the government of the Republic of Karelia; improvement of quality of the government in bodies of the government of the Republic of Karelia; creation of conditions for information and telecommunication infrastructure development; provision of information security of regional information systems, information and telecommunication infrastructure of bodies of the government of the Republic of Karelia.
Basic decisions made in 2006-2008 at the federal level concretized policy in the field of regional informatization. Analysis of substantive provisions of federal documents shows, that, as a whole, the existing organization of works in Karelia in the field of informatization corresponds to requirements of new documents.
Informatization Council at the Head of the Republic of Karelia is the joint advisory body developing recommendations and offers on the guidelines of government policy of the Republic of Karelia in the sphere of informatization.
There passed two sessions of the Council where creation of information resources of the Republic of Karelia with use GIS technologies, prospects of telemedicine development, e-government of the Republic of Karelia, perfection of the Official Server of Bodies of the Government of the Republic of Karelia, measures on information society development in the Republic of Karelia were considered.
Information on issues considered at sessions of the Council, decisions of the Council are located on the Official Portal of authorities of the Republic of Karelia.
The year 2008 was marked by a number of important events in the field of informatization of the republic.
Considering high ratings of the Republic of Karelia regarding informatization society formation, government of the Russian Federation has made a decision on carrying out of the Session of the Presidium of the State Council in July, 2008 On Realization of the Information Society Development Strategy in Russia.
President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev expressed his high opinion of Karelia regarding the level of use of ICT in various fields of activity. At the same time it was recommended to pay special attention to development of electronic administrative rules of rendering services to the population, priority construction of system of electronic document circulation.
On results of the session of Presidium of the State Council the President of Russia encharged with tasks for which execution the Plan of measures on the information society development in the Republic of Karelia for 2008-2012 has been developed by the Government of the Republic of Karelia, considered at the session of the Informatization Council on December 2, 2008 and approved by the Head of the Republic of Karelia.
In 2008 the Informatzation of the Republic of Karelia Regional target program for 2008-2012 has been approved, all actions of the program are directed on stage-by-stage construction of subsystems of the e-government of the Republic of Karelia. According to the Program, 23 subsystems, including 17 interdepartmental systems should be commissioned by 2012.
On results of 2008 the following basic results of the Informatization of the Republic of Karelia regional target program for 2008-2012 implementation on the major subsystems of e-Government of the RK have been obtained:
- working prototype of the uniform e-document circulation and office-work system with creation of some automated workplaces of this system in Administration of the Head of Republic of Karelia, Ministry of Economic Development of the Republic of Karelia, Ministry of Finance of Republic of Karelia is created;
- four enforcement authorities have been connected to the corporate network of data transmission on the basis of fibre-optical communication lines;
- subsystem of uniform geographical information system of the Republic of Karelia (UGIS of the RK) Forest Resources of the Republic of Karelia has been created;
- UGIS of the RK subsystem On the Map of Karelia - republican system of Internet representation of information on the basis of open data and system of rendering information services to bodies of the government and local self-government of the Republic of Karelia with use of GIS technologies has been created;
- complex information system of statistics of social and economic position of municipal formations in the republic is run;
- organizational and technological scheme of the order of registration and actualization of the state electronic information resources and information systems of Republic of Karelia in the Register of state electronic information resources of Republic of Karelia has been developed.
The Uniform System of Alcohol Production Sales Record Keeping System program information complex is in production run, allowing to provide gathering, generalization, ordering and analysis of information on alcohol production sales.
Continuous and steady functioning the Official portal of bodies of the government of the Republic of Karelia in around-the-clock mode, information support of the portal (including other language versions of the portal) was provided. The portal includes the subsystem od audio- and video-data to expand their functionalities for visitors. Directory of authorities of the Republic Kareliya, containing unified help information on all territorial authorities, including institutions of local government has been developed. In 2008 the volume of information materials located on the portal has grown by 28% having reached 19.3Gb.
The project of electronic administrative rules of organization of e-communications between the Administration of the Head of the Republic of Karelia and the population has been developed.
For granting state services in the sphere of employment the Ministry of Labor of Karelia has created the Express Сentre to render information services to the population looking for a job through the Internet. This service is actively claimed by the population due to commissioning of the Russian portal, allowing to receive information on vacancies in all regions of Russia.
For creation of the telemedicine network of Karelia there had been purchasd three complete sets of equipment for video conferencing (telemedical conferences, remote training) for the V.Baranov Republican Hospital state health care institution, Pryazha and Sortavala branches of the hospital; workplace of the medical adviser has been adjusted and adapted, the software functional of the remote medical consultation room has been extended.
The basic operating results and prospects of informatization development in Karelia were presented on April 15-16, 2008 in St.-Petersburg at the Information Technologies Serving Authorities Forum of the NWFD, on May 29-30, 2008 in Kaliningrad at the Ist All-Russia conference e-Government, the Modern Region Management Tool.
Commission for information security under the Head of the Republic of Karelia has held three sessions to consider matters in the sphere of maintenance of protection of state information resources of the Republic of Karelia, maintenance of information security in bodies of the government of the Republic of Karelia.