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Information Technology Policy

The policies to be pursued for the implementation of the above mentioned strategies shall be as follows:

  • To declare information technology sector a prioritized sector.
  • To follow a single-door system for the development of information technology.
  • To prioritize research and development of information technology.
  • To create a conducive environment that will attract investment in the private sector, keeping in view the private sector's role in the development of information technology.
  • To provide Internet facilities to all Village Development Committees of country in phases.
  • To render assistance to education institutions and encourage native and foreign training as a necessity of fulfilling the requirement of qualified manpower in various fields pertaining to information technology.
  • To computerize the records of each governmental office and build websites for them for the flow of information.
  • To increase the use of computer in the private sector.
  • To develop a physical and virtual information technology park in the various places with the private sector's participation for the development of information technology.
  • To use information technology to promote e-commerce, e-education, e-health, among others, and to transfer technology in rural areas.
  • To establish a National Information Technology Center.
  • To establish a national level fund by mobilizing the resources obtained from Government, donor agencies, and private sectors so as to contribute to research and development of information technology and other activities pertaining to it.
  • To establish venture capital funds with the joint participation of public and private sectors.
  • To include computer education in the curriculum from school to broaden its scope.

  • Information Technology Policy declare information technology sector a prioritized sector.
  • Information Technology Policy create a conducive environment that will attract investment in the private sector, keeping in view the private sector's role in the development of information technology.
  • Information Technology Policy use information technology to promote e-commerce, e-education, e-health, among others, and to transfer technology in rural areas.
  • Necessary facilities shall be supplied to universities in the country and graduate and post graduate-level classes of international standard in computer science and computer engineering subjects shall be offered.
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Very Short Questions

Four information technology strategies of Nepal adopted to accomplish the above objectives are:

  1. The government will acts as a promoter, Facilitator and regulator.
  2. Legalize and promote e-commerce
  3. Assist in E. Governance by using IT
  4. Carry on research, develop and expand It with a high priority for participation of the private sector.

The policy formulated by the government or concerned authority to organize, develop and implement in different sector of IT systematically is known as IT policy.

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  • Which of the following fall under policy of IT 2000?

    To prioritize research and development of information technology.
    To computerize the records of each governmental office and build websites for them for the flow of information.
    To declare information technology sector a prioritized sector.
    All of the answers are correct.

  • What can we do to increase the use of computer in a private sector?

    Encourage people not to use computers.

    Create more labour force.

    Make the laws flexible.

    Increase taxation on computers.

  • Which of these is not the policies regarding information technology?

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    To prioritize information found found from field research.

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