Uganda to review proposed e-government plan
- Published on 24 August 2012
Uganda stakeholders in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector are meeting to refine the country’s proposed e-government master plan.
The stakeholders are looking at the validating the information on the plan as well as drawing up a framework on how the plan can be implemented.
The country’s minister of ICT, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, has said the e-government master plan provides an opportunity to prioritise ICT advancement in the country in order to optimise resources.
“The plan empowers the ministry of ICT in sourcing for financing from government and donor community and also specify action plans for e-government roadmap and ICT strategy to help government meet the demands of service delivery using ICT,” Rugunda added.
He said once the plan is finalised, government will implement it in phases of 5 years through sourcing both local and international funding.