The Department of Information and Communication Technology is the government agency that over sight the PNG Digital Transformation Policy, develop appropriate ICT Policy framework, undertake in-depth research on ICT matters in the formulation of legislations and strategies that would support the development of the digital economy.
The department also disseminates development information to Government, Business and the Citizens of the country through various communication channels. The other related function is to ensure that major government sponsored international forums, events receive maximum publicity, and at the same time, promote PNG’s profile internationally.
The department is also responsible for developing a whole-of-government Digital Transformation Strategy to ensure that digital services are simple, clear and efficient. It will work with government agencies to ensure protection of privacy and security of people and businesses interacting with the Government.
POLICIES FOR CONSULTATION
The Government Digital Transformation Bill 2021 has gone through selective consultation and is now made available for public consultation. The latest version can be downloaded here. All comments and queries are to be written in electronic format and sent to email@example.com no later than 28th February 2021.
Download Government Digital Transformation Bill January 2021 Draft