GOJ/IDB Information and Communication Technology Project

Lead Organisation Ministry Of Commerce Science and Technology, Jamaica
Type of Project Activity Project which enable ICT4D environment
Project URL http://www.mct.gov.jm/Ministry%20Papers%202005/Ministry%20Paper%20for%20IDB%20ICT%20Project%20May%2020%202005%20RB%20_Printed….pdf
Brief Description The project is intended to promote enhanced efficiency in personal and corporate transactions through access to modern electronic means thereby reducing transaction costs and increasing the use of ICTs in the public and private sector and civil society. The main components are: - Egovernment which will involves the enabling of online government transactions such as the payment of taxes, customs duties etc; - Institutional strengthening of the Ministry of Commerce, Science and Technology; - Community Outreach which will involve the establishment of community access points(CAPs)around the island; - Human resource capoacity building to enhance the pool of ICT trained persons as well as to support the implementation of the project
Contact name Richard Gordon
Contact email rgordon@mct.gov.jm
Contact Phone/Fax (876) 754-6355/ (876) 754-6351
Regular Postal Address Ministry of Commerce, Science and Technology, PCJ Building 36 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10, Jamaica
Affiliated Organisations
Funding Agencies Government of Jamaica, Inter American Development Bank
Target Beneficiaries government agencies, communities, taxpayers, citizens
Start Date 24-02-2004
End Date 24-02-2009
Project Budget US$8.5M
Current Status ongoing
Countr(ies) Involved Jamaica
Description of ICT Components
Millennium Development Goals
Project Document(s)

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