Ministry of Information and Communications (Kenya)

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The Ministry of Information Communications, and Technology was created in June 2004 due to a cabinet reshuffle.[1]It is responsible for Information, Broadcasting and Communication policies.[2][3]

Departments[edit]

The ministry's departments are Administration, Human resources, Finance and Accounts; Economic Planning, Procurement, Aids Control Unit and Public Communications.[4]

Projects[edit]

Digital Literacy Program[edit]

The Digital Literacy Program was started to improve access to technology in schools.[5]

Constituency Digital Innovation Hubs Program[edit]

Although the project is new, recently the concept was created in Limuru.[6]

Digital Migration Project[edit]

The Digital Migration Project tries to switch the country from analogue TV and Medium Wave radio to digital broadcast TV and Transmission-KBC radio. The increase in digital broadcast TV has been rapid while the increase in Transmission-KBC radio has been slower, with the project only being 50% complete.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raisinghani, Mahesh S (2008). Handbook of Research on Global Information Technology Management in the Digital Economy. Information Science Reference. ISBN 978-159-904-876-5.
  2. ^ Official Website for the Ministry of Information Communications and Technology for Republic of Kenya
  3. ^ moict. "About the Ministry". Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology. Retrieved 2020-02-17.
  4. ^ moict. "Ministry's Departments". Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology. Retrieved 2020-02-17.
  5. ^ moict. "Digital Literacy Programme(DLP)". Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology. Retrieved 2020-02-17.
  6. ^ moict. "Constituency Digital Innovation Hubs". Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology. Retrieved 2020-02-17.
  7. ^ moict. "Digital Migration". Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology. Retrieved 2020-02-17.