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MANILA, Philippines — The new office created under the Department of Science and Technology (DoST) to take the place of the Commission on Information and Communication Technology (CICT) will result in the scrapping of some projects of the commission. This was stressed by Science and Technology Secretary Mario Montejo, after President Aquino signed Executive Order No. 47, reorganizing the CICT and making it an attached agency of the DoST. The new office has been named Information and Communications Technology Office (ICTO). Montejo said while ICTO will be accelerating the development of a connected government integrated IT government systems under a unified platform, it will also “put an end to the inefficient ICT projects that are disjointed or duplication of each other.” He said the presidential directive shows the President’s commitment to align the government’s ICT infrastructure, programs and plans with the strategy for economic growth and governance by integrating ICT policies, programs, and resources with research and innovation led by the DoST. “Executive Order 47 will result in a more proactive office that will ensure that our ICT industry will remain competitive in the global market, and Filipinos would Brought to you by: My Brave True Hero - http://www.mybravetruehero.com

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experience the benefits of ICT through a more efficient and transparent e-government,� Montejo said. EO 47, he said, signifies a shift to more strategic ICT policies and the implementation of steps needed in ICT development by tapping into DoST’s direct links with the academe and industry. The DoST chief said the ICTO will continue to put a high priority on e-Governance and the business process outsourcing industry. Sources: http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/325367/govtcreates-new-infotech-office

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