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Minister Cathy Hughes testing one of the computers in the ICT Hub.
Improvement of Government Services
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Access for citizens

– Increasing ICT Hubs
– One Laptop per Teacher

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The Ministry at Work

A review of the Ministry’s activities for the most recent week.

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areas of focus

Entrepreneurship
& Expansion

The vision of the Ministry of Public Telecommunications is to develop a knowledge based and educated society which is globally competitive and productive, and giving rise to the strategic placement of Guyana as the ICT hub within the region. Read more

e-Governance
& Expansion

The E-Government Unit is a driver in the delivery of greater quality and efficiency of public services. The Unit is key to realising modernization in the public sector and development of a digital knowledge-based society. Read more

eGov/NDMA Merger

Following Cabinet’s decision in December 2016, to bring the eGovernment Agency under the aegis of the National Data Management Authority (NDMA); the NDMA is now responsible for implementing the eGovernment programme within the Ministry of Public Telecommunications. Read more

Modernised Legislation

The Ministry of Public Telecommunications (MOPT) recognises that a modern legal environment is critical for the growth of ICT focused enterprises. Guyana will be unable to position themselves as a credible offshore provider of ICT and other knowledge based services unless our potential clients are comfortable to our intellectual assets are protected. Read more

Telecoms
& Services

Information and communications technologies enable a whole new wave of exciting and innovative services to be delivered to citizens, business and visitors. Read more

Industry and Innovation,
Education and Outreach

The Government of Guyana believes that technology has a powerful ability to transform nearly every sector of Guyana’s economy and is committed to harnessing that power as a tool for national development and improving the lives of all Guyanese. Read more

VISION:
To develop a knowledge based and educated society which is globally competitive and productive,
and giving rise to the strategic placement of Guyana as the ICT hub within the region.