The mobile application “My City” was presented to the participants of the training “Smart cities of Belarus - ways to development”, which took place on July 22 in the city of Glubokoe. The event was organized with the assistance of the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus and is part of the large-scale program of the international holiday "The Cherry Festival".
In accordance with the State Program “Digital Development of Belarus” for 2021–2025, a comprehensive project “Smart Cities of Belarus” is being implemented in the country. The main goal of the training is to popularize the “smart city” concept and discuss practical issues of its implementation with a wide range of stakeholders.
Beltelecom announced the launch of the pilot project "My City" for residents of Polotsk in February. Today the application is already used by thousands of Polotsk citizens. With its help, a convenient interactive human interaction with the urban ecosystem is organized: from medicine and education to shopping and leisure. Making an appointment, ordering a table in a cafe, paying for tickets, delivering goods - all this is available in the My City application in one click.
Administrations of many cities have shown interest in the resource. Soon a universal mobile assistant will appear in Glubokoye, Pinsk, Lepel, Orsha, Baranovichi.
The training program, along with the presentation of the application, included issues of state regulation of regional digital development, creating conditions for the functioning of a unified system of "smart city". In addition, the participants discussed the pilot project "Orsha -" smart quarter "and services of the" smart city "for the housing and public utilities sector.
The event brought together representatives of the Ministry of Communications and Informatization, RUE Beltelecom, leading organizations of the Ministry of Communications, as well as regional executive committees of ten administrative-territorial units of the republic, for which the development of the Concept for the Development of Smart Cities is planned in 2021.
The Cherry Festival will run until July 24. On the first day of the international festival, which coincided with the birthday of P.O. Sukhoi, an exhibition "The Legend of World Aviation", dedicated to the 126th anniversary of the birth of an aircraft designer, and an exhibition-presentation "Space, Aviation and Information and Communication Technologies for Smart Cities" were also held.