What the department does

To coordinate, promote and monitor the development of enabling environment and implementation of digital transformation and e-Services interventions.

Key Functions

  • Developing of Digital Services frameworks, policies, laws and regulations;
  • Promotion of E-services and emerging technologies across Government;
  • Supervision of the agencies, especially NITA-U;
  • Promoting interoperability and integration of systems;
  • Institutionalization of ICT functions in MDAs/LGs cadres;
  • Enhancement of cyber security, data governance and privacy;
  • Providing technical support and monitoring of eGovernment interventions in MDAs/LGs;
  • Reviewing, assessing and supporting the implementation of eGovernment systems and process re-engineering;
  • Promoting adoption of IT Enabled Services/Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services;
  • Promoting local assembly of ICT devices and sustainable eWaste management; and
  • Developing critical mass of ICT professionals, digital skills and awareness for citizens in line with emerging trends

The Department coordinated the development of the following laws and regulations:

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