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ICT Support Process

Amhara National Regional State Water Resources Development Bureau

ICT Support Process

1. ICT Objectives

  • To automate  all or Part of activities in the bureau and agency
  • Use of Electronic Media in order to distribute  bureau and agency information
  • Evaluation of quality  ICT materials and Services
  • Data management, Database development and follow proper implementation
  • Help for better and fast information availability/exchange with in the Bureau and Agency
  • Building the capacity of ICT staffs
  • Cost saving up on utilizing appropriate  ICT

2. ICT support Process’s Customers

  • Water  Resources development bureau and its employee
  • Mine and Energy agency and its employee
  • Zone and Woreda\District\  Water , Mine and Energy Offices
  • Water Supply Services and their employee

3. ICT Support Process Stakeholders

  • Amhara National regional state ICT Development Agency
  • Ethiotelecom
  • Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation
  • Amhara  Design and Supervision Enterprise
  • Amhara Water works Enterprise
  • NGO  and GO working at ICT development and Capacity Building at water, mine and Energy Sector
  • Private companies working at ICT development and Capacity building  in water , mine and Energy sector

4. Services Delivered

  • Technology Consulting
  • Software ,Hardware and ICT materials maintenance
  • Software installation, Customization, administration and development
  • Training and awareness creation
  • Better networking and upgrading
  • Internet service proxy, security and acceleration
  • Intranet Portal services
  • Database and Database administration
  • Web Mastering and Administration
  • System administration
  • Extension Telephone line distribution and Maintenance
  • Water , Mine and Energy Sector ICT policy and Standards

5. Requirements from Services requester

  • To be one of a member of  customer group
  • Fill Service request Format and forward in person, email, intranet or internet

6. Five Year Goals and Targets(2010/11 to 2014/15)

  • All Office employeesof water Resources Development bureau and Mine and Energy agency must use Collaboration site for Reporting, Comments, internal announcement, Discussion and Sharing.
  • 50% of printing activities in the Bureau and agency will be through Network and Duplex printer
  • Three Websites (One intranet and Two Internet) will be developed.
  • Setup Centralized Spatial Database System
  • Setup AutoCAD and AutoCAD family system Data management system
  • Setup Water Supply and Irrigation Inventory Database System
  • Two activities from Support processes will be automated.
  • 100% of the bureau , mine and Energy accomplishments  will be posted at website when passed proper channel
  • 100% of the Bureau and Agency ICT equipments and materials maintained by the Bureau Skill
  • Fast and on-demand maintenance of Systems and Database
  • Achieve 5 well & fully skilled ICT Staffs
  • Zone-Bureau or Zone-Agency reporting system will be fully interactive
  • Undertake 100% Hardware and software resources inventory.
  • Produce 5 ICT Policies to be used in BoWRD and Mine and Energy Agency.

7. Values and beliefs

  • Understand  the right of beneficiaries and donors to have on time and updated information
  • Understand and believe ICT is an instrument in order eradicate poverty from the region
  • Give value and understand the vision and Mission of Water Resource Development bureau and mine and Energy Agency.
  • Believe that the integrated, organized and on time information basic for all.

Last Updated (Tuesday, 11 October 2011 08:54)

The author is Abdurahman Idris. E-mail: