Friday, November 21, 2014
The Government Platform for Social Development will operate in the new headquarters to be located in the south of the capital city Quito. , It will house 3,000 civil servants who are now spread out in 14 different buildings. The ground floor of the new facility will feature several one-stop social services windows, which will cut the waiting time in half for administrative tasks. The program will facilitate intersectoral coordination and process integration, as the new building will have several meeting rooms, a 400-seat auditorium with state-of-the-art technology and rooms for training of civil servants and everyday citizens. The building will also feature a data center that will provide storage for the MCDS’s digital information and that of all the coordinated ministries.