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The Minister of Communications and Information and Technology Launches the Telecentre Egypt Project

In line with the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) strategy in promoting the role of IT in an effective and sustainable manner for community development, the “Activating the role of Telecentres Egypt in Community Development” project has been launched at MCIT premises in Smart Village on Sunday the 7th of Sep. 2014

 The event was held in the presence of his Excellency Eng. Atef Helmy, Minister of Communications and Information Technology. Eng. Huda Dahroug, Regional Director of Egypt ICT Trust Fund, and Managers of different sectors and departments of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) and its affiliates. Besides, the Telecentre Egypt project sectors mangers and the executive teams in different governorates.

During the event, the latest vision of the Telecentres Egypt -in its new form- was displayed which seeks to provide expertise in socioeconomic field using ICT depending on its accumulated experience since 2007 in the field  of community development. This will be achieved through integrating the efforts with the experienced Telecentre project teams across nation. 

 In the coming period, Telecentres will implement the new methodology including ICT provision for all members of the society and the delivery of technical and administrative support for institutions sponsoring Telecentres,  thus enhancing its capabilities and maintaining sustainability for the benefit of the society. This is in addition to mulling community needs and providing trainings courses, thereby promoting human resources and qualifying them for the job market.

 The presentation has also reviewed the development of the Telecentre Egypt project through several phases that includes:

 Phase 1 : The launching  of the Telecentre (IT clubs) project in 2007 with the target of spreading digital literacy among large segment of the society through the provision of the computers  intra, and internet services.

 Phase 2: from 2012 to 2014, during this period the Telecentres has directed to providing the ICT services to local community members in addition to offer some specialized training courses. 


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