County Department


ICT & E-Government

VISION

To be a modern county recognized for utilizing modern information and communications technology to drive productivity and economic prosperity

MISSION

To strengthen the foundation for knowledge based economy through provision of world class ICT infrastructure and E Government services in an environment that enhances participatory and sustainable development  

MANDATE

  • Formulate and implement ICT policies
  • Enable county officers to deliver services
  • Facilitate the establishment of ICT systems
  • Enhance access of public services through ICT (e-services)
  • Create a conducive environment for a knowledge-based economy
  • Facilitate development of ICT infrastructure
  • Develop central information management system
  • Facilitate public participation in the county government programmes
  • Provide an environment that promotes investment and innovation
  • To create patriotic and rights-based culture that inculcates awareness of civic duty.

 

COMPLETED PROJECTS

Project

Project Objectives

Description of Activities

Costs

Source of Funding

ICT Department

Institutionalize ICT department in the county set up

ICT department created, CEC & CO appointed & Gazetted, officers recruited, budget allocation

-

County Government

ICT Sectoral Plan

Develop ICT sectoral plan

Developed ICT sectoral plan through consultative forum

100,000

County Government

Network cabling

Provide internet connectivity

Internet provided to 7 county departments

12M

County Government

County website

Disseminate county information

Website and  domain created

700,000

County Government

Mailing system

Created staff mailing system

Mailing system created & opened official e-mails for county staff

-

County Government

ICT Equipment

Enable county staff

ICT equipment purchased

15M

County Government

National systems

Improve financial transactions

IFMIS & IPPD cascaded

-

County Government

ONGOING PROJECTS

Project

Project Objectives

Description of Activities

Costs

Source of Funding

Six Community Centres

Hold meetings and trainings,
Public participation, public viewing

Construction

135M

County Government

Citizen service Centre

Improve service delivery

Construction

30M

County Government

County radio station

Disseminate information

Construction

18M

County Government

Consultancy service

Develop ICT master plan

Research

7M

County Government

Revenue collection system

Improve revenue collection

Procurement done

20M

County Government

UPCOMING PROJECTS

Project

Project Objectives

Description of Activities

Costs

Source of Funding

Communication masts

Increase network & internet

Mounting and construction

600M

County Government

Network cabling

Provide internet connectivity

Connect new county offices

30M

County Government

Fibre optic for all sub-counties & wards

Increase ICT services

Lit Fibre in Wajir, Habaswein & Tarbaj
Extend fibre to Giriftu, Eldas, Buna & Bute

3Billion

County Government
Donors

24 community centres

Hold meetings and trainings,
Public participation, public viewing

24 Wards

350M

County Government

Public Baraza sheds

Increase public participation

Construction

105M

County Government

Data Centre

Store & Manage Information

Tendering, sighting and construction

90M

County Government, Donor

E-library

Access to information

Set up e-resource centre

20M

County Government

ICT systems(GIS,ERP, HMIS, etc)

Improve service delivery

Purchase, installing & implementation

200M

County Government, Donor

Capacity Building

Strengthen capacity of county staff to improve service delivery

Training

30M

County Government & Donor

Civic Education

Create awareness

Develop framework & Implement

1B

County Government & Donor

Research & consultancy

Obtain best ICT solutions

Conduct research on ICT issues

100M

County Government & Donor

CCTV

Enhance security

Purchase & implementation

100M

County Government

Model ICT centre

Provide ICT training & innovation ICT solutions

Tendering, sighting and construction

200M

County Government

TV

Disseminate Information

Establish TV station

300M

County Government, Donor

 

Budget

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County Department Policies

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National Policies

Kenya Information and Communications Act

Investment Opportunities

  • ICT Parks for the assembly of computers and electronics
  • BPO and call centre in every sub –county
  • Technical Training Institution
  • Radio and TV stations

Flagship Investment Opportunities

Livestock Farming

Renewable Energy

Agribusiness

Prospecting Minerals

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