WSIS Prizes Contest 2019 Nominee

Implementing national IT infrastructure


Description

Information Technology Authority (ITA) is set up by the Royal Decree 52/2006 promulgated on the 31st May 2006.

ITA is responsible for implementing national IT infrastructure projects and supervising all projects related to implementation of the Digital Oman Strategy while providing professional leadership to various other e-Governance initiatives of the Sultanate.

ITA serves as a competency center on best practices in e-Governance and in harnessing Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), thereby offering efficient and timely services, integrating processes and improving efficiency in service delivery.

ITA undertakes several projects to increase technology penetration and empower its people with required digital literacy and higher levels of competence through training and innovation centers.

Project website

https://www.ita.gov.om/ITAPortal/ITA/default.aspx


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Action lines related to this project
  • AL C1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development 2019
  • AL C7. E-government
Sustainable development goals related to this project
  • Goal 3: Good health and well-being

Coverage
  • Oman

Status

Ongoing

Start date

31 May 2006

End date

Not set


WSIS values promotion

ITA is responsible for implementing national IT infrastructure projects and supervising all projects related to implementation of the Digital Oman Strategy while providing professional leadership to various other e-Governance initiatives of the Sultanate.


Entity name

Information Technology Authority

Entity country—type

Oman Government

Entity website

https://www.ita.gov.om/ITAPortal/ITA/default.aspx

Partners

Oman Woman Association (OWA) Omantel Ministry of sport affair Higher college of technology Salalah Oman LNG Qalhat LNG