April 25, 2024

Bataan authorities, together with nChain, will launch a blockchain platform for the provision of public services

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Bataan authorities, together with nChain, will launch a blockchain platform for the provision of public services

Authorities in the Philippine province of Bataan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with nChain to build a blockchain platform that willbe used to provide public services to the population.

Bataan Governor Joet Garcia said the memorandum complies withThe Law on Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Delivery of Public Services fromBlockchain technology will help the government streamline its existing systems and procedures, improving the efficiency of government operations, Garcia said.

He added that the partnership with nChain will bringgreat benefit to local citizens by providing them with fast and secure access to government services online. The governor emphasized that blockchain will increase the transparency of operations, ensure reliable storage of information and its protection from unauthorized access. The implementation of this project will begin in the coming months.

“We are confident that this strategic alliance will open up many innovative opportunities in the future,” Garcia said.

nChain Chairman Stefan MatthewsMatthews) noted that the company seeks to cooperate with different countries to digitally transform their economies. By entering into an agreement with the government of Bataan to provide a blockchain-based solution, nChain will help improve the delivery of government and municipal services to the local population.

Note that the blockchain began to be used foroptimization of government operations several years ago. In 2020, authorities in the Chinese province of Anhui began implementing the technology to more quickly collect and share government data, and last year, California lawmakers began exploring the use of blockchain in the fields of employment and social security.