BACOLOD CITY: The Victorias City government signed a memorandum of agreement with Information Technology Business Solutions Corp. (ITBS) to put up the Victorias Smart City Ecosystem.
Mayor Javier Miguel Benitez, with Vice Mayor Abelardo Bantug 3rd as witness, signed the MoA with ITBS’ founder, chief executive officer and president John Paul Miranda.
Through ITBS, the Victorias City Citizen Mobile App will be launched and will fully revolutionize and digitalize the city operations, businesses and profiling of all residents.
The system will provide a variety of integrated and convenient online services including e-government services, online marketplace, online delivery services, online payment, entertainment and a 911 button.
The project aims to empower Victorias City residents through the extensive use of information technology solutions and applications.
Benitez said the project will heighten the promotion of a cleaner and more inclusive Victorias City government.
Lester Morfe, ITBS project implementation officer and operations manager, presented the different underlying projects and activities which are enclosed in the agreement, which includes the launching of an Integrated Public Advisory and Consultation and 911 Emergency Management System.
Victorias City will be the first local government to adopt this system in the Visayas.