Ken Ofori-Atta has disclosed that more than 5.8 million transactions have already been made on the Ghana.Gov Platform. The platform was launched in June 2020. Speaking during the orientation of a new Revenue Authority (GRA) Board on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, the minister said that the platform was proposed to make the government’s services to the general public more appropriate.
“Over 5.8 million transactions have so far been carried out on the platform since its inception in June 2020, with a value of GHc21.0 billion as at 4:30 pm on Monday 12th July 2021,” he stated. He requested the new GRA Board and other Government agencies to attempt to manage the post-payment workflows, client notification, feedback, and service ratings to ensure a great Ghanaian economy.
The Ghana.gov is a platform for dealing with all payments and transfers against predefined service flows of each Ministries Department and Agencies (MDA) and Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDA). From June 2020 up to July 2021, the GRA Authority Collected more than GHc20Billion. The MDA’s collected GHc177,727,154.37 while the MMDA’s Collected GHc168,320.
“We have further launched a centralized Digital Payment Platform dubbed the Ghana.Gov Platform to improve the ease of paying taxes and provide a real-time view of lodgments and government revenue for efficient planning and resource allocation”