Sunday, June 5th, 2016

Dubai Now wins ‘app of the year’ at GOV Awards 2016

Narada Desk | June 5, 2016 5:16 pm Print
Dubai Now, Smart Dubai Government's innovative app is a phone application that features more than 50 smart services provided by 22 government entities. It has also won the 'Best Government Mobile App of the Year' category at the 'GOV Awards 2016' held recently in Dubai.

The award-winning app offers customers a set of service packages built to meet their needs and assembled within sub-bundles that are classified into 11 categories to access services anytime and anywhere with ease and speed in one place.

The categories are Payments and Invoices, Public Transportation, Security and Justice, Health, Car Driving, Visas, Education Services, Islam Service, Business, Housing, and Public Services.

SmartDubaiGov on Twitter

‘Dubai Now’ has been receiving loads of positive feedback from the customers using the app.
A lot of people came up on twitter to support the conveniences provided by the ‘Smart Dubai App’.

Another positive feedback which has been received is that the application interconnects the Government entities in a smart way so that people can take advantage of the conveniences at a single touch.

Smart Dubai on Twitter

Dr Aisha bint Butti bin Bishr, Director-General, Smart Dubai Office, said: “We aim to offer sustainable happiness to the residents of Dubai in line with the directives of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler Dubai, who has stated that ‘Making people happy is a task that can’t be delayed’ and therefore dedicate this award to him.

“Smart Dubai Government is working to make Dubai the world’s smartest and happiest city and has developed a unique plan for the city based on technological and smart innovations across four pillars and six strategic dimensions.

“We have set a benchmark from the world’s 10 smart cities to enhance smart services in the emirate to ensure comprehensive happiness of the community. The integrated services platform – Dubai Now, Smart Dubai Platform and the Happiness Index are the most important initiatives and services that we have developed and launched.”

Dubai Now app allows a customer to customise the list of smart services according to their preference with one click.

Customers can also add and delete at the same time, by dragging the smart service to add to the Favorites menu or deleting it by dragging the service off the menu.

The app can be accessed in three simple ways – MyID, mPay, or direct subscription of the app after downloading it from the link: http://bitly/1nj5RA3.