Hub for ICT Policy

Details of the organization
Ministry of Science and Information & Communication Technology
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: No
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: No

Information about the project
Hub for ICT Policy
In March 2002 the Ministry of Science and Technology was renamed the Ministry of Science and Information and Communications Technology (MOSICT) and given with the additional mandate of providing vision, direction, and facilitation to ICT-related activities in Bangladesh. MOSICT has been involved in providing physical and ICT infrastructure facilities for the software industry, drafting the ICT Act, and assisting in the disbursement of equity fund to the ICT sector. Bangladesh Computer Council under MOSICT has been involved in providing ICT training to government officials and citizens, and also in providing various technical assistance and infrastructural support to various e-Government initiatives.
National implementation:
Ongoing from to 

WSIS information
* The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
* Information and communication infrastructure
* Capacity building
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
  • Programme
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No