S for IT visits Efficiency Office
Hong Kong (HKSAR) - The Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr Nicholas W Yang, visited the Efficiency Office today (April 10) to learn more about its operation after re-organisation and met with front-line staff.
The visit started with an introduction by the Commissioner for Efficiency, Ms Olivia Nip, and senior officers on the operation of the Efficiency Office after re-organisation, including the co-ordination of business facilitation efforts within the Government and various services run by the Office, such as 1823, the Youth Portal and the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund.
Mr Yang was joined by the Permanent Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr Cheuk Wing-hing, and the Under Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Dr David Chung, in unveiling the new office plaque for the Efficiency Office. Since April 1 of this year, the Efficiency Unit has been renamed as the Efficiency Office and the Business Facilitation Team has been transferred to it. The Office, now under the Innovation and Technology Bureau, forms a stronger team to further promote innovation among government departments, achieving synergy in enhancing the quality and efficiency of public services.
During the visit, Mr Yang also met with colleagues of the Management Services Officer grade to better understand the challenges they have been facing.
Published on: 2018-04-10
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