RK PM gave a number of tasks on digitization
Prime Minister Askar Mamin held a meeting of the Commission under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the implementation of digitization, Kazpravda.kz cites the RK PM’s press service reporting.
The overall economic effect of the State Program Digital Kazakhstan in 2018-2019 amounted to 802.5 billion tenge. Within this program, changes and amendments were made to 700 norms of 11 codes and 58 laws.
In the UN ranking, Kazakhstan took 39th place in the development of e-government, 26th place in online service indicator, 40th place in cybersecurity. In terms of Internet accessibility the cost per 1 GB is $ 0.49 in Kazakhstan, the population coverage is 84.2. The level of the population’s digital literacy reached 82.1%. In the country, 83.7% of public services are provided online, about 7 000 IT companies are registered.
Work is underway to open "model digital factories" at enterprises, enabling labor productivity enhancement by 25%, resource efficiency - by 18%, equipment service life - by 5%, reduce production costs by 20%, labor costs - by 30%, energy costs - by 35%. For example, such digital factories were opened at Kentau Transformer Plant JSC, Eurasian Foods JSC, Almaty Fan Plant LLP, Himfarm JSC, Karlskrona LLP, JSC Altynalmas JSC and Bal Textil LLP.
In the framework of further updating of the state program Digital Kazakhstan, it is planned to introduce 10 technological platforms in various fields: Govtech, Smart city, Industry 4.0, Agritech, Blockchain, Space-Geotech, AI (Artificial Intelligence), E-Industry, Fintech, Greentech. They consolidate the finished technical infrastructure, large amounts of open data, as well as development and analytics systems for domestic IT companies and startups.
The meeting paid special attention to development of the Industry 4.0 technology platform, aimed at automating production processes using robots, big data and artificial intelligence.
The platform will combine financial, information services, trading floors and technology transfer systems, primarily for enterprises of the mining and metallurgical and fuel and energy complexes, and the manufacturing industry. As part of its creation, it is planned to introduce the analytical base of Smart Industry Management, develop a system of corporate innovation with large enterprises in the industry and take other measures.
The Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development was tasked to prepare an action plan within a month on a set of regulatory and incentive measures to develop elements of Industry 4.0 and expand the Model Digital Factories project.
The Ministry of Energy was tasked to ensure by the end of this year the launch of an auction system for the provision of subsoil use rights for hydrocarbons with the subsequent exception of a paper format at all stages of the process, as well as speeding up an information system for accounting for crude oil and gas condensate.