The Ministry of ICT has developed a five-year sector Strategic and Investment Plan (ICT SIP) 2015/16-2019/20, to guide systematic deployment of ICT for development and service delivery in line with the Uganda Vision 2040 and the National Development Plan (NDP) 2015/16-2019/20. The Vision of the ICT SIP is “A knowledge-based Uganda enabled by a Vibrant ICT sector” and the mission is “to provide leadership and enabling environment for promotion of ICT as an industry, and enabler for transforming Uganda into a knowledge-based society”.
The thematic areas in the SIP are:
The Client Charter of the Ministry of ICT has been developed as part of Public Service Reform Programme (PSRP) to improve effective and efficient delivery of our services. It sets out key service standards that clients and stakeholders should expect as well as their obligations. It also spells out the vision, mission, mandate and functions of the Ministry.
The Client Charter for FY 2011/12 – 2013/14 is currently under review.
Ministry of ICT has three Vote functions:
A knowledge-based Uganda where National Development, and good Governance, are sustainably enhanced and accelerated by timely and secure access to information and efficient application of ICT.
To promote the development of Information and Communications Technology infrastructure and services throughout the country.
The Ministry of Information and Communications Technology is a newly established Ministry. It was established in June 2006 with a mandate of providing strategic and technical leadership, overall coordination, support and advocacy on all matters of policy, laws, regulations and strategy for the ICT sector. It also ensures sustainable, efficient and effective development, harnessing and utilization of ICT in all spheres of life to enable the country achieve its national development goals.