What areas are covered based on information technology? (with list)
Kathmandu. The government has brought policies and programs to work in a smart way in various areas related to communication and information technology. On Friday, President Ramchandra Paudel addressed the joint meeting of the Federal Parliament and introduced the government’s policy and program 2080-81. In which he announced that policy programs will be brought by connecting development infrastructures with technology.
The government has announced that government spending will be based on information technology to maintain frugality and make economic administration more transparent and result-oriented. It is claimed that this will improve the allocation efficiency and implementation capacity of public expenditure.
Similarly, the government is preparing to provide irrigation facilities throughout the year through appropriate irrigation technology based on the geographical and soil resource conditions and water sources. The irrigation master plan has been updated and it is aimed to help the implementation of big projects.
Likewise, the government has prepared to upgrade the technology and system related to land administration and provide the basic services related to land surveying and surveying in an integrated manner from the local level. In which the electronic tax will be prepared according to the allocation of government, public and community land. By developing a scientific land valuation system based on geographic information system, the price of land will be made transparent and realistic. The mapping work will be made more systematic and technical.
All types of records of archaeological, historical, cultural and national importance will be preserved with modern technology. A policy will be taken to purchase electric vehicles in government offices. All major cities will be gradually provided with electric transport operation. Technology for converting gas, diesel and petrol powered vehicles to electric powered vehicles will be given priority with concessions.
The access of common citizens to the use of communication and information technology will be increased. The use of information technology will be expanded in the fields of education, health, development, construction and service delivery. Information technology systems will be researched, developed and expanded for the development and governance of a knowledge-based economy.
An e-governance blueprint will be created by mapping the information systems of public bodies. Arrangements will be made for the integrated operation of information technology mapping, use, quality determination and technical testing used in government and public service delivery.
The service will be provided by maintaining interconnection between online systems operated by government agencies. Online services will be provided from ward level itself. A data exchange platform will be created to exchange data between electronic systems.
Similarly, the government has included in the policies and programs to bring Nepali advertisements or other transactions through the Internet under the scope of regulation and taxation.
It is mentioned in the policy and program to effectively implement the Digital Nepal Framework by modernizing it. The government is preparing to introduce a new telecommunication bill to make telecommunication services more accessible, quality and competitive, which will encourage co-use of telecommunication infrastructure to eliminate duplication in the construction and use of telecommunication infrastructure.
Similarly, the government is preparing to restructure the organization by merging the Surakshan Printing Center and the Printing Department to bring the printing work under one roof. This will further assist in arranging security printing and printing of official documents of the Government of Nepal within the country.
The government has announced to make a separate law on cyber security. Under which the National Cyber Security Center will operate. Similarly, National Knowledge Park will be established at Khumaltar in Lalitpur.
An electronic data security policy will be formulated to regulate the security, storage and use of electronic data. Capacity of Disaster Recovery Center will be expanded to ensure real and regular availability of essential government electronic services.
Construction of a state-of-the-art indoor studio at Banepa at Kavrepalanchowk will be expedited. The Copyright Act, 2059 is going to be amended to be creator-friendly. It is mentioned in the government’s policy and program to promote the production of historical films, documentaries and indigenous films related to people and events who struggle for the transformation of society.
The use of information technology in disaster management will be increased, and the government has announced the implementation of community-centered programs by mobilizing national and international finance, technology, knowledge and skills to reduce the adverse effects of climate change from the snow ranges to the mountains and plains of Nepal and promote environmental protection.
Likewise, the government is going to establish an innovation and innovation fund to encourage the expansion of innovation, research, invention and science education. In addition, the government is preparing to submit a bill to operate the innovation, research and innovation fund in the winter session of the parliament.
Now the government is preparing to review labor agreements with various countries and identify new labor destination countries and provide services including labor permits and re-labor approvals for foreign employment from the state level online.
Not only this, online personal incident registration will now be implemented from all ward offices, and personal incident registration will also be started online from the Nepalese diplomatic missions abroad. The government is preparing to pay the social security allowance through an electronic system.
A one-door system of service delivery will be developed in all government offices, and a complaint hearing center and mobile governance will be arranged in every ward to address public complaints. Hello is going to make the government more effective and expand it to the local level and improve the quality of service delivery from the government offices.
Similarly, the government has aimed to make the national security system effective and reliable by developing and expanding the digital security system.
Now the government is preparing to conduct the registration and distribution of national identity card details as a campaign and distribute them at the local level. It will conduct a campaign to distribute national identity cards to all Nepalis within one year. In the next three years, it is mandatory to mention the national identity card number when issuing the land owner certificate, bank account, permanent account number and driver’s license. The government claims that all these works will be possible with the use and expansion of information technology.
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