(DEWAE) Innovation Support Program Afghanistan Information Management Services (AIMS) Ministry of Communication and Information Technology
Presentation Agenda • Brief Introduction of AIMS • Summary of Innovation Support Program (Dawae) • Dewae Website, Facebook and Twitter • Conculuding Remarks
AIMS Mandate To build Information & Knowledge Management Capacity To provide Information Management Services to government, international community and Afghan Citizens To provide tools, technical assistance, training and support policy development.
AIMS Proficiency • Technology Services • Applications Development • MIS Services • E-Governance • Data management • GIS Expertise • Geospatial Trainings: Remote Sensing, Land System, Land Registration system, GPS, Image processing Analysis • Geospatial Technical Advisory Services • Thematic Map production • Other Services • Organizational Assessment (Human Capital and Systems) • Sub-national Support Services
Dewae Program Introduction • DEWAE Program is the Initiative of Ministry of Communication and Information Technology of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan with the objective to expand connectivity, mainstream use of mobile applications and develop capacity of IT sector. • Under the sub component 2 of the fund AIMS has been contracted as DEWAE Management Firm to manage grant of $5 million
What is Dewae All About • DEWAE is MCIT Initiative towards the enactment of Innovation Culture is our Society • DEWAE will focus on Innovative M-Gov Ideas, solutions and other ICT related innovations • DEWAE will provide monetary awards to innovative ideas, solutions and technologies by Afghans. • Who can be awarded: Afghan Individuals, Students, Local ICT companies…
Summary of Program A total of $ 5 Million will be awarded during four years in 5 batch's of award and each batch consisting 4 types of awards. 2016 2013
Operating Principles AIMS adheres to the following Principles: • Transparent and efficient functioning • Using Awards and Prizes as levers of change • Strategic Process of change – Use of Lifecycle Approach to drive sustained innovations development that address awareness, attitude change, engagement and finally adoption • Develop Capacity fo Sustained Innovations dev • Strategic Partnerships and Linkages
Chairman-PICU (H.E. Deputy Minister- Technical of MCIT) Organizational Structure Strategic Executive Board (SEB) Participating Ministries D.G. – ICT MCIT Panel of Judges Project Director of Afghanistan ICT Sector Development Project (ICTDP)- MCIT DEWAE Management Firm Expert Group Challenge Evaluation Committee
The DEWAE will have a three-layer structure with: • Strategic policy, oversight and challenge decisions resting with a Strategic Executive Board (SEB) • Day-to-day operations and fiduciary management by the DEWAE Management Firm (DEWAEMF) • Expertise and support provided by an Expert Group
Website development under the domain of www.dewae.mcit.org.af& www.aims.org.af/dewae • Facebook/Twitter DEWAE • Dedicated E-mail addresses: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com • Regular direct communications over cell phone – DEWAE Program Manager, Ahmad Shekib Sayar 0093 (0) 700 166 095 or skypeshekibsayar
DEWAE Website http://dewae.mcit.gov.af and http://aims.org.af/dewae • Online Forum for Registration • Announcements • Events • Documentation (Guide book, Proposal Development Guide, Participating rules and etc.) • Call for Responses • Who can participate? • Award Categories full and complete details • Submission
DEWAE Contacts • Facebook DEWAE • Twitter DEWAE • LinkedIn DEWAE Innovation Support Program • E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com • Point of Contact: • Name: Ahmad Shekib Sayar • E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org • Mobile No. : 0093 (0) 700 166 095 and • 0093 (0) 782 204 583 • Skype: shekibsayar
Concluding Remarks • We understand that it is AIMS responsibility to ensure that the fiduciary function including award and administration of contracts are conducted with due attention to considerations of economy and efficiency and without regard to political or other non-economic influences or considerations.
Concluding Remarks • Our activities in this project are guided by following principles and policies: • There will be economy and efficiency in the implementation of program • Consideration will be given to the development of a domestic culture of innovation
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