The Ministry of ICT and National Guidance setup the National ICT Initiatives Support Program (NIISP) and is currently implementing the program to develop the ICT innovation eco-system. As part of this program, a Selection Committeewas appointed, whose major role will be to evaluate all innovators who would have submitted in their applications for government support. The overall goal of this program is to provide an enabling environment for Uganda to participate in the knowledge economy by increasing the level of employment and income through ICT innovations.
Hon. Frank Tumwebaze the Minister of ICT and National Guidance today Thursday, 14th September, 2017 inaugurated a panel of judges (selection committee) who will help select qualifying ICT innovations. This committee is composed of members from different constituencies that have been working with innovators.