ICT Unit

 

The Information and Communications Technology Unit (ICTU) is the central coordinating and executing agency established by the GoCD to coordinate the planning, implementation and monitoring of e-government and the use of ICTs within the public sector.

 

Information and Communication Technology UnitThe Information and Communications Technology Unit (ICTU) is a central coordinating and executing agency established by the GoCD to coordinate the planning, implementation and monitoring of e-government and the use of ICTs within the public sector.

The ICTU will be established by the Establishment, Personnel and Training Department and will operate under the auspices of the Minister responsible for the Public Service. The objectives and activities of the ICTU are based on the objectives of the Public Administration Modernisation component of the Medium Term Public Sector Reform Strategy, and as such, the ICTU will serve as the primary implementing agency of this component of the Public Sector Reform Programme.

 

The broad objectives of the ICTU are:

  • To develop e-Government and ICT strategies and policies for the Public Sector;
  • To co-ordinate Public Sector ICT initiatives and projects;
  • To facilitate the work of the e-Government Steering Committee (eGSC) as well as ICT sections of Government Ministries;
  • To have a consultancy, public awareness and education role in the area of ICTs for the Public Sector.

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