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ToT in ICT and e-Governance
The use of information and communication technology (ICT) systems has been transforming our life style and work life. New markets and new business models have emerged to support the entry, storage, processing, analysis and presentation of information, and these are continuing to evolve and advance at a rapid pace. ICT is continually being looked at in new ways as a means for improving socio-economic conditions of people, and as a tool for achieving the development goals. Information is being collected in public organizations through different channels and the use of technology in collection and processing is very high.
The implementation of ICT in public organization is increasing be it in the form of computerization or information system implementation. The knowledge on ICT needs to be enhanced with training and education. This will make easy for the implementation of such ICT based system in public organizations. Thus it is necessary to develop trainers who can advocate and train on ICT related issues to the human resources of public organizations who will be key persons in implementing the concept of ICT in their organizational business process.
The growing essence of e-plus function in all areas and sectors of public and private institutions to enable the government to achieve the mission of e-governance also demands investment in capacity development of people working in the area of ICT.