Ministry of Information and Communications Technology

Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is a Government Ministry providing strategic and technical leadership on all matters of information and communications technologies.

The Ministry commonly known as Ministry of ICT is made up of a number of Directorates which include: Communications & Broadcasting Infrastructure, Information Technology & Information Management Services, and Department of Planning, Finance and Administration.

The Ministry has a number of affiliated institutions for support to achieve its mission. The institutions include; Uganda Communications Commission (UCC); National Information Technology Authority (NITA-U); Posta Uganda; and Uganda Telecommunication Limited

Information Technology in Uganda is at a turning point with tremendous opportunities emerging and has been named among the fastest growing industries in the country.

Mandate:
Ministry of Information and Communications Technology is mandated to:
•    Formulate, Implement Policies of Information and Communications Technology
•    Sustain, manage and oversee Information and Communications Technology infrastructure in Uganda.
•    Regulate and Quality Assure Information and Communications Technology services.
•    Negotiate, conclude and implement bilateral and multilateral agreements regarding Information and Communications Technology in Uganda.

Leadership:
Minister of Information and Communications Technology, Hon. Eng. John Nasasira provides political leadership to the entire Ministry.

Basic Contacts: 

 Fourth Floor, Social Security House
Jinja Road.
P.O Box 7817
webmaster@ict.go.ug
Telephones
256 (414) 236 262
256 (414) 231 314