Uganda e-gov master plan handed over
The e-Government Master Plan drafting process was jointly managed by NITA-U and National IT Industry promotion Agency (NIPA) under Korea's Ministry of Knowledge economy in consultation with different Ministries, Departments and Agencies.
The plan has now been finalised and handed over to the Government of Uganda at a ceremony presided over by the Minister of ICT Hon.Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, Chief of Mission of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Park Jong-Dae, NITA-U Board member David Turahi and the Executive Director of NITA-U, James Saaka.
Republic of South Korea is among the world leading countries that have advanced in e-Governance systems. The e-Government Master Plan provides an opportunity to prioritize ICT advancement in the country in order to optimize resources.
The objective of this collaboration was to establish e-Government Master plan through analyzing the current status of ICT and e-Government and propose a blueprint of an e-Government development plan for Uganda.
It is envisaged that the Master Plan will lead to an ‘Integrated Smart One- Government’ that provides quality services with accessibility, enhancing competitiveness through integration, information sharing through interoperability and boosting efficiency by expandability.