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  • 1.
    • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
    • MINISTRY OF ICT PRESENTATION TO THE ANNUAL SECTOR REVIEW WORKSHOP
    • SERENA LAKE VIEW RESORT
    • 17 TH AUGUST 2011
    • Dr. Turahi David K.
    • Director for Information Technology and Information Management Services
  • 2. MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY Sector Achievements for FY 2010/11
      • Cyber Laws passed by Parliament and assented to by H.E the President
      • Analogue to Digital migration policy approved by Cabinet, sensitization campaign started
      • E-Government framework and Postal Policies approved by Cabinet
      • Telecom, IMS, IT and E-Waste policies finalized and awaiting Certificates of Financial Implication prior to submission to Cabinet
  • 3. MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY Sector Achievements for FY 2010/11
    • Draft National Info Security, Country Code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) and IPv6 strategies developed
    • NITA-U operationalized - top management recruited and recruitment of other support staff initiated
    • Phase II of NBI/EGI implemented with 1400km of OFC laid
    • Implementation of the National Postcode and Addressing system pilot project in Entebbe Municipality started
  • 4. MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY Sector Achievements for FY 2010/11
    • Pan African e-Network project monitored and supported
    • 500 graduates trained in Business Process Outsourcing
    • 70 Government Officers and Private Sector officers trained in IPv6 transition
  • 5. MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY Pending / Ongoing Activities
    • Implementation of Analog to Digital Migration policy – signal distribution infrastructure and sensitization of stakeholders
    • Telecom, IMS, IT and E-Waste policies Certificates of Financial Implication acquisition and submission to Cabinet for approval
    • Operationalisation of the National Information Security, Country Code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) and IPv6 strategies
    • NITA-U Operationalisation – Recruitment of support staff
  • 6. MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY Budget Performance for FY 2010/11 Figures in Billion UGX Approved budget FY 2010/11 Releases for FY 2010/11 % Budget released for FY 2010/11 Wage 0.677 0.589 87% Non Wage 4.193 3.323 80% GOU Dev’t 7.26 10.64 147% Total (excluding taxes) 12.151 14.552 119% Taxes 4.703 3.135 67% Total (including taxes) 16.853 17.687 105%
  • 7. MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY Budget Proposals for FY 2011/12 Item FY 2011/12 (Billion Shillings) Wage 0.68 Non Wage 4.19 GOU Dev’t 7.25 Total (excluding taxes) 12.12 Taxes 4.70 Total (including taxes) 16.82
  • 8. MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY Planned Activities / Programs for FY 2010
    • Implement Analog to Digital TV Broadcasting migration policy
    • Complete the review of the ICT Policy Framework
    • Finalize the development of the ICT Sector Strategic Plan
    • Finalize the development of the IT, Telecom, E-Waste and IMS policies
    • Develop the Spectrum management Policy
    • Finalize the Uganda Communication Regulatory Authority Bill
  • 9. MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY Planned Activities / Programs for FY 2010
    • Review the Broadcasting Policy
    • Commercialize the use of the NBI
    • Operationalise the cyber Laws
    • Finalize and Implement the National Info Security, National Postcode & Addressing System and BPO Strategies
    • Implement e-Government Policy Framework
    • Develop and promote IT Business parks
  • 10. MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY Planned Activities / Programs for FY 2010
    • Establish a BPO Incubation Centre
    • Promote the development and production of SW and HW
    • Promote the development and dissemination of local content
    • Promote ICT support services to MDAs and LGs
    • Review the Interconnect rates for voice telephony services and develop a commercial framework for the delivery of ICT enabled financial services
    • Conduct national Household and institutional ICT usage survey
  • 11. MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY Unfunded priorities / programs for the Ministry for the FY 2011/12 Item Priority Area Proposed Total Budget (UGX bn) Estimated Budget for FY 2011/12 (UGX bn) Available funds for FY 2011/12 (UGX bn) Funding Gap for FY 2011/12 (UGX bn) 1 Digital TV and Data-casting (Analog to Digital Migration) 16.231 4.000 0.400 3.600 2 National Postcode and Addressing system 24.000 4.200 0.200 4.000 3 ICT Security and Cyber Laws Operationalisation 9.716 3.822 0.200 3.622 4 Institutionalizing ICT function in Government 37.477 6.020 0.250 5.770 5 Internet resources development 5.343 1.940 0.240 1.700 6 Strengthening of the Ministry of ICT 28.794 9.598 1.150 8.448
  • 12. MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY Unfunded priorities / programs for the Ministry for the FY 2011/12 Item Priority Area Proposed Total Budget (UGX bn) Estimated Budget for FY 2011/12 (UGX bn) Available funds for FY 2011/12 (UGX bn) Funding Gap for FY 2011/12 (UGX bn) 7 Spectrum management framework 13.771 0.176 0 0.176 8 ICT and Climate Change (e-waste, green ICTs…) 9.279 1.200 0.100 1.100 9 Expansion of TETRA communication system 189.75 5.175 0 5.175 10 ICT Policies development 5.4 1.8 0.720 1.080 TOTAL 339.761 37.931 3.26 34.671
  • 13. MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY Strategies to realign priorities to accommodate emerging challenges in the FY 2011/12
    • Holistic packaging and presentation of projects/programs for funding
    • Promotion and uptake of widespread usage of Internet resources
    • Harmonization of all Public ICT Infrastructure
      • UBC Infrastructure
      • UETCL fibre optic cable
      • NBI
      • TETRA
    • Promotion of Local Content and Creative industry for job creation and revenue
  • 14. MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
    • Thank you
    • “ For God and My Country”

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