NAIROBI: KENYA announced it will on Tuesday launch the Presidential Digital Talent Programme (PDTP) in 2014.
The event, which was postponed last week, is scheduled for University of Nairobi. President Uhuru Kenyatta will preside over the ceremony. The Ministry of ICT initiated the PDTP in 2014. The ICT Authority implemented the project through a private and public partnership arrangement.
The programme is one of the key initiatives and project spelt out in the ICT Masterplan and a key deliverable for the Jubilee government and the Vision 2030 Social and Economic strategic pillars. The programme aims to provide a training ground to fresh university graduates in readying them to be the industry leaders and experts in the future.
This Public Private Partnership Programme includes local companies, multinational and public sector players. The Internship programme targets qualified ICT graduates. The interns in government will serve on a variety of roles.
Its mission is to build the next generation of globally competitive ICT, leadership and technology talent that will transform Kenya through world-class service delivery to the citizenry.
SOURCE: CAJ NEWS AGENCY