Uasin Gishu government has launched a KES 86 million Information, Communication and Technology projects approved in its 2013-14 budget.ICT executive Barnabas Sang said the projects will boost the county’s economy through technology development.”We are going to employ technology in every sector to raise our people’s living standards,” he said.
Sang said data centre and servers have been set up to ensure the success of the projects.
The data details dams, population and shops in the county.
“Every detail of the captured premises will be entered into our database and we will be checking on their compliance in terms of paying taxes and revenues,” he said.
Sang said the automation of county revenue system is meant to curb loopholes including tax evasion and other forms of theft.
“All these projects and installation of CCTV’s cameras in streets and important areas will boost security,” he said.