Mobile Government Consortium International (mGCI) is awarded to conduct a World Bank funded project “Designing Strategy and Capacity Building for Mainstreaming Mobile Government for Afghanistan”. 

Summary Objectives 
  • Strategy Formulation: Designing a mobile government strategy and a road map in order to prepare the transformation of various government organizations and agencies so that they can effectively use mGovernment applications and services within their organizations, and in offering services to the businesses and citizens. 
  • Regulatory Framework (Procedural and capacity strengthening): Examining and sugegsting improvements to the existing legal and regulatory framework and aligned policies, which will facilitate developments related to mainstreaming mobile government applications and services; 
  • Capacity Building for Government Officials: Designing and performing capacity building training programs for key government officials by bringing know-how from developing and other nations showing success in mGovernment. 
  •     Training for international know-how : Train 40 CIOs/Heads of IT Departments/Officials of the Government in Turkey  
  •         Training for internal strength: Train 100 professionals from provinces in Kabul on mobile government, who can then train respective officials / representations in provinces so as to enable mechanisms for central and local mobile government applications and services to spread widely around the country. 
Expected Outcomes 
  1. Design of a sound strategy and action plans for mainstreaming mobile government in Afghanistan, which can be used to base activities of a road map or series of actions by the government officials. 
  2. Based on the strategy formulation suggestions for a sound regularity framework relevant to mGovernment for accelerating and facilitating activities in mobile sector and government’s operations related to the mobile government.  
  3. Identification of priority areas for mobile government implementation to enable at least 10 government units to use mobile government within their organizations and /or offering services to the citizens 
  4. Enabling 40 high-level government officials to have the knowledge of international mobile government implementations and ability to lead deployment of appropriate mGovernment services in Afghanistan. 
  5. Enabling 100 government staff to have strong knowledge of mobile government especially in terms of technical aspects so that they can train others around the country to support widespread of mobile government in the country. 
  6. Creating a base for transformation of government organizations to use mobile technologies for themselves and offering services to citizens. 
  7. Creating a base for significance and understanding citizen needs and ways of responding to these needs and demands. 



 


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