eLG project envisages developing and implementing an ICT based solution which can be freely deployed at all Local Government Authorities to meet their generic requirements such as: increasing the efficiency and effectiveness in governance, service delivery process and streamline internal management, asssuring citizen friendly delivery of services, enhance social inclusiveness and access to opportunities, strengthen the revenue base of the LAA and Encourage participatory good governance.
In this light, the eLG product was developed as a centrally hosted, virtually separated dedicated system for each Local Government Authority. It is the 1st Cloud Based Solution works as Software-As-A-Service. This is a highly configurable solution to work on all 330 Local Government Authorities. The product has been developed and deployed at Negombo Municipal Council, Seethawakapura Urban Council and Homagama Pradeshiya Saba. Currently the team is working on deploying the system in Colombo Municipal Council and 30 Local Authorities throughout the Island.
The eLG software solution is a key ingredient in bringing about smart and connected cities efficiently servicing its citizens. The product submitted was implemented and had the potential for further replication. Therefore the jurors were of the view that the submission deserves a juror’s distinction award.