23 January 2021
MCIT Showcases Capacity Building Programs for State Administrative Apparatus Employees Moving to New Administrative Capital


The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) has implemented an range of knowledge, skills and training programs to build the digital capacity of the government employees moving to the New Administrative Capital.

This comes in line with the directives of the political leadership to raise the efficiency and improve the performance of employees according to the latest methodologies and skills, within the strategy to build the digital capacity of employees of the state’s administrative apparatus, and as part of the efforts of moving to the New Administrative Capital.

MCIT revealed that these programs come in line with the institutional development plan of the state’s administrative apparatus. The plan targets creating a new business model at government institutions, that contributes to building Digital Egypt and keeping pace with the developments of the transfer of ministries, their affiliates and government agencies to the New Administrative Capital, as a civilized movement that requires employees and leaders to acquire news skills.

MCIT presented the main objectives of the digital capacity building programs. This includes enhancing government performance; supporting governance, transparency and anti-corruption mechanisms, improving the citizen's experience at government agencies, and developing personality and capacity considerations.

Moreover, the programs are based on four main pillars: promoting digital literacy based on job ranking; improving digital skills based on performance appraisal; learning New Administrative Capital applications based on the technical programs of the Capital’s applications, operating systems and work; and developing the skills of the information systems and digital transformation units personnel.

MCIT stated that the majority of employees of the state’s administrative apparatus, who will move to the New Administrative Capital, received training, with 18,419 of them receiving training on the knowledge, culture and digital skills needed to cope with the work environment at the New Administrative Capital.

According to MCIT, 6,396 trainees from the transferred ministries and government agencies were trained in computer skills, based on their performance appraisals; about 5,426 received the Digital Transformation Program for Executive and Supervisory Leaders program; and 2,684 received the Fundamentals of Digital Transformation Program.

In addition, 876 employees were trained on digital project management; 968 in the advanced digital transformation program; and 1,365 in the Digital Transformation to Fight Corruption Program. The number of 704 employees of the digital transformation units, recently created in the ministries and agencies moving to the New Administrative Capital, were trained, as well.

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