NDMA gets New Management 

DPI, Guyana, Friday, February 15, 2019

The National Data Management Authority (NDMA) is now under new management. At a press conference earlier today, Minister of State, Joseph Harmon disclosed that Clement Henry will now chair the board.

“Consent was given for the reconstitution of the National Data Management Authority. The Board of Directors of the authority will now comprise Clement Henry as Chairman and will include Floyd Levi, Glenlandar Singh, Raymond Khan, Michael Griffith, Dr. Marcia Thomas, Cedella Ferrel, Jaswantie Ramuditt and Lance Hinds. The board will serve until January 31, 2020,” Minister Harmon said.

The NDMA has as its goal, the transformation of the delivery of government services using the Internet and other Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). To date, it has connected more than 170 Community ICT Hubs, 170 Primary Schools, 100 Secondary Schools, 30 Tertiary & Educational Institutions and 120 Government Institutions across the country

As the agency responsible for implementing Guyana’s e-Governance agenda, the NDMA has been working to ensure that government agencies and ministries, as well as Guyanese citizens, access public services online.

In addition, the Minister of State said the Value Added Tax Appeals Tribunal has also changed its management team to which the Parliamentary Opposition is yet to nominate a representative.

“Approval has been granted for the amendment of the Board of Directors of the Vat Appeal Tribunal. The board will now comprise Ronald Burch-Smith as Chairman, Pamela Briggs Member, Nizam Ai Member, Trevor Bowen who is now a new member,” Minister Harmon disclosed.

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