Local government digital transformation agenda unveiled for public consultation
ATHENS – The Ministry of Digital Governance has unveiled the plans for the digital transformation project for local authorities “Smart Cities”, which is to be financed with around 230 million euros from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
Digital Governance Minister Kyriakos Pierrakakis and Deputy Minister Thodoris Livanios have already announced that the program involves some 315 Greek municipalities with up to 100,000 inhabitants. The project is based on seven pillars – sustainable mobility, energy savings and reduction of the energy footprint of municipal buildings, improvement of services to citizens and businesses, improvement of the quality of life, strengthening of local democracy, consultation and transparency. , protection against cyberattacks and support for digital infrastructures – and 39 individual actions.
The remaining municipalities, which have more than 100,000 inhabitants, will receive funding for the corresponding actions of the Recovery and Resilience Fund, up to 90 million euros.