I am delighted that after negligence and failure of successive governments to utilize ICT to transform public service delivery,the Marape Government, not only recognizes, but also is enablinga policy and legislative framework of ICT that will lead to reductionof public expenditure and deliver public services in a moreeffective and efficient manner, and put citizens’ interest first.
Hon. Timothy Masiu
Minister For Information And Communications Technology
What We Stand For
Our promise to the people of PNG is to use ICT tools to help create a world where the government is more efficient in services delivery, transparent and emphatic towards its citizens.
The Department was established initially as the Department of Information and Extension Services (DIES). It played a vital role during the colonial administration period, particularly during the period immediately preceding
Independence and after Independence in carrying out awareness on government programme relating to various social, economic and political issues as well as providing feedback on reactions of people regarding progress
and development. In 1982 the Department of Information and Extension Services was abolished and replaced with an Office of Information
Our mission is to transform how government learns, builds, delivers, and measures digital services in the 21st century. To do this, we provide people in the government with the tools, methods, practices, and policy guidance they need to deliver effective and accessible digital services. Moreover, to ensure the use of appropriate and affordable digital technologies through a transformative and inclusive approach across sectors of the economy for benefits of all.
We are committed to improving people’s experience of government services. This means putting people first, improving skills both within government and outside government to deliver these services.
Technology is designed and developed to address specific challenges and or issues towards improving efficiency in customer service delivery.
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Events & Meetings
PNG ICT Signed MOU with Romanian ICT Cluster
Inaugural National ICT Summit 2021
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What Our Leader Say About ICT in
Papua New Guinea
The launching of the ICT Sector Roadmap on the 22nd of November 2019 and endorsement of the PNG Digital Transformation Policy 2020 will support government’s focus now on e-government through electronic dissemination of information in real time, and enabling the Regulator to reduce the cost of communication and internet services
Hon. James Marape
Papua New Guinea over the past decade has adopted digital technology platforms to undertake communication and likewise use technology to conduct business. There is now shying away from these technological innovations. What is lacking is the absence of a whole of Government approach through a consolidated policy and legal framework to govern the digital space
Hon. Timothy Masiu
Minister for ICT
PNG is facing challenges on various fronts and more specifically, in the ICT sector. There is an urgent need to formulate pragmatic policy in areas such as cross media, infrastructure sharing, standards on ICT data and statistics. The department, we have identified these policy and legislative gaps and intend to address them to govern and facilitate conducive environment where public and private sector can participate
Mr. Steven Matainaho
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The Government’s Social Media Mismanagement Desk
The Social Media Management Desk (SMMD) was established following 2021 Cabinet Decision for the Department of Information and Communications Technology to coordinate countering misinformation and disinformation on social media and other digital outlets. Since its operations, the SMMD has processes in place for 1) monitoring 2) analyzing and 3) taking necessary actions with relevant Government agencies in relation to misinformation.
The public is requested to assist the government in its efforts to counter misinformation on social media platforms such as Facebook, and fill in the required form and register your complaints and submit for further deliberations or action. All personal information and data will be protected and safeguarded.
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