Romania’s government launches ‘paper cutting’ commission to help businesses and individuals

Newsroom 25/02/2016 | 09:28

A special committee designed to cut red tape has taken shape due to an initiative of the Chancellery of the Government and the Ministry of Public Consultation and Civic Dialogue.

The online platform called “Easier” will take in suggestions from Romanians, who are grappling with a lot of procedures, when looking for instance to get all the permits for a house or for a new ID.

“Through this platform we are trying to identify, through citizens’ reactions, those things that can be simplified, and the effort to cut red tape has to be done within the ministries,” said PM Dacian Ciolos.

The government wants to an institution to ask only once for information from a citizen and to make public institutions capable of electronically transferring information between themselves. The initiative is also looking to remove cumbersome documents and procedures.

Dragos Tudorache, the head of the Government Chancellery, said in a statement that this new initiative aims to cut the time that people waste in dealing with public institutions.

Up to now, some 40 suggestions for cutting red tape for companies have been submitted on the platform

Romania ranked 37 out of 189 economies on the ease of doing business in the 2015 report of the World Bank.

Ovidiu Posirca

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