Introduction of social cards as a priority in the work of the MoLEVSA
The necessity of introducing the social cards is contained in the Keynote on the Programme of the Government of the Republic of Serbia at the National Assembly on 28 June 2017 and it is one of the priorities of the Ministry’s work.
The reasons for introduction of the social cards are contained in the Conclusion on adoption of the Action Plan for Implementation of the Government Programme, adopted on the Government session held on 9 November 2017. Introduction of social cards will contribute to fairer and more equitable exercising of the citizens’ social rights relying on their social and economic status, increase of the efficiency in the area of social policy, faster and easier exercising of the citizens’ rights and preventing potential misuse of the rights. The activities relating to the legislative framework setting and the development of the information system aimed at automatizing and supporting business processes with the authorities from the social welfare system, are ongoing in order to allow the introduction of the social cards.
According to the Action Plan, piloting of the parts of the Information system should be finalized by the end of 2019, while the entire project is to be finalized by the end of the Government mandate. Development of the social cards information system requires conducting of parallel activities on enhancement of the applications from the area of social welfare, so at the end of the process both digitalization of services, procedures, data and information within the social welfare sector and general contribution to the digitalization in the Republic of Serbia will be considerably improved. The Ministry is introducing the social cards in cooperation with the Kingdom of Norway, which is considered to be one of the most successful countries in this field.
Links for Social Cards