In no more than 500 words, specify who contributed to the design and/or implementation of the initiative, including relevant civil servants, public institutions, organizations, citizens, NGOs, private sector, etc.
This initiative was the brain child of the Prime Minister of Malaysia and is based on the concept of “1 Reference Number for all Transactions”. To realise the objective of this initiative, the Malaysian Administrative Modernisation and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU), is entrusted to initiate, drive, implement and monitor this initiative. The implementation approach and strategy was designed and implemented by a small team under the ICT Sector, MAMPU.
The implementation of MyID applies to all Government agencies at all levels, approximately 700 agencies (federal, state and local councils) which provide services related to citizens as an individual. All types of services dealing with the citizens as an individual are required to implement MyID. With this initiative, citizens are able to transact using their Identity Card number no matter where they are via the various delivery channels provided by the agencies such as counters, telephones, online services, kiosks and short messaging system (SMS).
The stakeholder for this initiative is the Prime Minister of Malaysia.