By the consent of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam on the 1st April 2008, E-Government National Centre (EGNC) was formed under the Prime Ministers' Office. EGNC was formed as part of the continuous effort by His Majesty's Government towards achieving the e-Government initiatives.
In His Titah in the year 2000, His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam expressed his view to see Brunei going into the mainstream global Information Technology and the e-Government initiatives as a means to Brunei economic development.
The Prime Ministers Office highlights four key drivers for e-Government initiatives:
To modernize the civil service to further develop the government machinery into an efficient, effective, innovative, competitive, productive and proactive as well as customer focused and friendly.
To build a more transparent and accountable government, as it enables better participation from citizens and community.
To meet challenges of globalization.
To better prepare ourselves for future crises.
EGNC is the centralized organization that concentrate on IT in Civil Service, to oversee the development of IT personnel, centralize procurement of IT equipments and to provide common Government-wide applications and shared IT Services among all Ministries.
EGNC organisational structure is divided into nine (9) operating groups or divisions focusing on various IT areas towards better delivery of Government's ICT services
We deliver four integrated Information and Communication Technology services for all Brunei Government agencies.