COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF NYANDARUA, PAMOJA TUJIJENGE
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Vision

Use of ICT as the preferred choice of medium for creating, building and maintaining innovative, reliable cost effective systems and communication networks towards meeting the objectives of the County Government.

Mission

To be the provider of ICT strategies and services which deliver long term economic and social benefits within the County

MANDATE

The ICT and E-Government Department has two units; ICT and Corporate Communication whose mandates are highlighted below:
  • Developing and implementing ICT policy guidelines, Strategies and Project plans for the County.
  • Providing technical and operational support for systems and infrastructure including networks, websites, email systems, databases and applications.
  • Provision of advisory services on acquisition and operation of ICT and Telecommunication services and Equipment to County Government Departments.
  • Provision of Public Relations and media relations services.
  • Capacity building through training of County Government employees on the use of ICT.
  • Dissemination of information on County Governments operations.
  • Marketing the County as a Key destination for Tourists and Investors.
  • Development of County Communication capacity and Infrastructure.
  • Setting up of a resource center for documentation and broadcasting.

ROLES OF ICT AND E-GOVERNMENT.

  • Support ICT development, Investments and Applications/Use.
  • Ensure access to affordable ICT within the County.
  • Harness ICT for efficient and effective County Governance, Economic growth and job creation for the youth.
  • Translate ICT into programs that add value to the education system, agricultural sector, health sector, business and Finance, Governance, Leadership and ultimately achieve the overall goal of driving economic growth.
  • Strengthen partnerships and linkages.
  • Streamline corporate communication and information flow for mutual understanding with relevant stakeholders.
Brand the County as a United, Prosperous County whose Social Economic and Political development benefits are equitably distributed

ICT LINKAGE TO OTHER SECTORS

Sector Linkage with ICT sub-sector
Agricultural ICT sub-sector provides a platform where accurate and relevant information on agricultural produce, pricing and markets can be sought.Projects on internet and mobile computing promote e-agriculture by focusing on the enhancement of agricultural and rural development through improved information and communication processesExtension services programme by the agricultural sector provide a platform where various ICT applications can be used.
EHuman resource Development ICT projects on deploying county IT infrastructure support efficient exchange of information and communication between health professionals, improve clinical effectiveness and facilitate provision of telemedicine and medical research.ICT sub-sector facilitates the education department by providing ICT infrastructure that support storage, and management of academic information, learning and provision of educational content.Projects by the education department such as establishing youth polytechnics facilitate increase of ICT user base and thus increase awareness in the county.
Productive ICT projects on deploying county IT infrastructure support efficient exchange of information and communication between health professionals, improve clinical effectiveness and facilitate provision of telemedicine and medical research.ICT sub-sector facilitates the education department by providing ICT infrastructure that support storage, and management of academic information, learning and provision of educational content.Projects by the education department such as establishing youth polytechnics facilitate increase of ICT user base and thus increase awareness in the county.
Productive ICT sub-sector provides platforms such as websites and email services that the tourism and trade departments can use to market the county and its produce.The ICT sub-sector also provides IT infrastructure facilities that support industrial development, which is vital for economic growth.ICT sub-sector recognizes the importance of protecting and conserving the environment by endeavoring to provide IT infrastructure that facilitate green energy options such as use of email instead of paper.
Governance and Administration ICT sub-sector provides platforms that promote information sharing among stakeholders in the county.This sub-sector provides support to the finance and economic planning department on the automation of financial management systems.The legal and public service department will aide this sub-sector in the development of ICT policies, laws and regulationsThe legal and Public Service department helps to build capacity of this sub-sector through recruitment of technical and professional staff

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