Emirates News Agency – 5000 students from 93 universities compete in its second session for the award for the best public service application for Uzbek university students

– Within the strategic partnership in government modernization between the UAE and Uzbekistan.

– More than 100 qualitative applications in 8 main categories.

The winning applications focused on vital sectors, the most important of which are education, health, environment and clean energy.

– The first place for the application of the Uzbek editor “Tahrirchi”, which offers the feature of correcting spelling mistakes in the Uzbek language and predicting the next words.

– Second place for the “Eco Portal” app, a smart platform that offers healthy alternatives to environmentally friendly daily necessities.

– Third place for “Lalu” application /Onalar maktabi/, an application that provides information and guidance on maternal and child health during pregnancy and after childbirth in an interactive way.

Tashkent, July 26, 2020 2019.

The honor ceremony, held in the Uzbek capital “Tashkent”, was attended by Her Excellency Sherzod Shermatov, Minister of Information and Communication Technology Development of Uzbekistan, His Excellency Mohammed bin Taliah, Head of Government Services for the UAE Government, and His Excellency. His Excellency Dr. Saeed Matar Al Qamzi, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Uzbekistan, as well as by a number of officials. And members of the joint teams of the governments of the two countries.

The success of the award is a qualitative addition to the efforts of the UAE government to improve knowledge exchange with the governments of the region and the world. It comes within the successive stages of the implementation plans of the strategic partnership agreement between the two countries. Creative students and motivate them to share their development ideas in government work.

In its second session, the award witnessed a great participation of more than 5,000 students from 93 universities and educational institutions in Uzbekistan, who submitted 104 quality applications in 8 main categories, focusing on vital sectors, the most important of which are education, health, environment, clean energy, transport, logistics, entrepreneurship and tourism.

The Minister of Technology and Communication Development in Uzbekistan, as part of the ceremony to honor the winners, with the delegation of the UAE government led by His Excellency Mohammed bin Taliah, where they discussed the outcomes of the strategic partnership between the discussed two developing countries. government services, and the efforts made by the two governments through the launch of the “Best Government Services Application for Students” award. Universities in Uzbekistan”, reflecting positively on building the capacities of young people and students and improving their participation in the efforts for the future, as well as reviewing future partnership opportunities with the aim of promoting innovation and digital transformation and new business models to develop that serves the two countries.

His Excellency Sherzod Shermatov praised the qualitative achievements of the award, which was a practical result of the strategic partnership between the governments of the UAE and the Republic of Uzbekistan, and praised the support of the UAE government to the government’s modernization efforts in Uzbekistan and improve its share of its success stories in the development of future business models, and the intense efforts made by the joint work teams to achieve the best results in a way that contributes to a positive change in the process of government work and improving performance to facilitate and enable people’s lives. them to get the best services.

His Excellency congratulated the award winners and called on them to enhance their participation in the design of public services to find innovative solutions to challenges by presenting ideas, initiatives and projects that contribute to building a better future for them and future generations .He praised the university students. who participated in the competition, stressing that their efforts are a catalyst for upgrading future government services. .

His Excellency Mohammed bin Taliah, Head of Government Services for the Government of the UAE, for his part emphasized the diligence of the UAE Government to share its success stories and advanced experiences in the modernization of government work, in personalizing the directives of the UAE leadership to introduce global joint working models with various governments of the world, and to enhance its investments in the energy and competencies of the youth In order to achieve leadership and future development efforts.

He said that the second cycle of the Award for Best Government Services application for University students in Uzbekistan revealed a high emergence of young talents, as the results revealed the high scientific and technological level enjoyed by university students, and their abilities to design government services and provide exceptional experiences to customers, and praised the creative ideas he presented Students and their efforts to develop the government’s future, calling on them to continue to ideas, experiences and development proposals to innovate which improves efforts to modernize government work.

The award witnessed a great turnout of university students, and the participants included more than 100 student teams that submitted 104 quality applications in 8 main categories, competing for the grand prize. The most participating educational institutions were Tashkent University of Technology, with participation 45%, followed by Inha University in Tashkent, and Muhammad Al-Khwarizmi School of Information Technology.

The applications that participated in the award varied between various sectors, and the education sector was at the top of the list with 32 applications, then the health and entrepreneurship sector with 17 applications each, the tourism sector with 12 applications, in addition to the environment, clean energy, transport, logistics and justice sectors with eight applications and 18 applications for other sectors, where the evaluation process passed several stages under the supervision of joint work teams that followed integrated scientific standards, including: focus on solving basic challenges in public services, efficiency and efficiency, ease of use, creativity and innovation to select the best participations.

The first place in the award for the best government services application for university students in its second session was won by the “Tahrirchi” application, which provides a free keyboard for the game program in Uzbek, for the Android smartphone and tablet system , and the application checks for spelling mistakes, and offers an auto-completion function For words, sentences and prediction of the next words.

The “Eco Portal” application came in second place, and its idea is to provide healthy alternatives to environmentally friendly daily necessities by providing support and assistance to individuals, enabling them to lead a healthy lifestyle. by being environmentally friendly.

In the third place, the “Lalo” application /Onalar maktabi/, where the idea of ​​the application is to provide information and instructions for pregnant women and mothers raising newborn children, and to provide information about the process of pregnancy and child care exchange. and its stages, in addition to monitoring the health of the mother and child in an interactive manner.

In the final stage of the award, 4 smart applications were also qualified: the “Braille Recognition” application, which provides visual recognition of the Braille method for the blind, and its translation into ordinary letters of images taken with the smartphone, and the ” Robocontest.uz” application, which is considered one of the most advanced platforms in providing assistance to individuals in the field of programming and learning its languages, and the “MathTask Setagi” application, which focuses on the development of logical thinking and providing a unique approach to understanding the importance of mathematics in life, in addition to the “Don’t Waste” application, which enables users to donate food and products quickly and safely.

It is worth noting that the “Best Government Services Application for University Students in Uzbekistan” award was launched in its first session in September 2019, and saw a series of joint workshops held by representatives of government agencies and faculty members in 90 universities attended. and educational institutions in various regions of Uzbekistan, aimed at familiarizing participants with the objectives of the award and its role in designing government services and enabling technology to facilitate people’s lives.

The award, launched inspired by the pioneering Emirati experience in this field, is the first of its kind in the Central Asian region, and aims to motivate Uzbek university students and educational institutions to develop creative solutions in the field of smartphone applications and mobile devices to develop easy and simplified government services provided throughout the year. The clock provides opportunities for hundreds of thousands of university students and educational institutions to share their ideas and innovations to create a better future for their societies and countries.

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