Under the arrangement, the Ministry of ICT intends to buy devices, particularly computers, to give parish chiefs and train them and other government leaders on how to collect information and feed it to the central database for monitoring.
The Ministry of ICT has finalized the development of
the Parish Development Model Management
Information System, according to the state minister of ICT,
Ministry is charged with the
responsibility of spearheading Pillar 5 of the Parish Development Model,
involves setting up the Management
Information System, to among others validate information about the
beneficiaries, evaluate the livelihood and standards of living of people
and track the progress and performance of the different pillars so as
to report the real-time implementation of the program.
Under the arrangement, the Ministry of ICT intends to buy devices, particularly computers, to give
parish chiefs and train them and other government leaders on how to
collect information and feed it to the central database for monitoring. Kabyanga told URN in an interview that they are currently working
with the Uganda Bureau of Statistics to ensure that all data being
collected is well fed into the system.
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The intervention was based on reports that several government projects have failed because of a
weak monitoring and evaluation system which makes it difficult to
measure the impact of the intervention and ascertain its success.
Kabyanga said that the new Parish Development Model Management
Information System will have dashboards
in all relevant offices to ensure that all responsible persons including the CAO’s
are monitoring activities being undertaken in the parishes.
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Kasese Municipality MP Ferigo Kambale is hopeful that such a system will
make it easy to measure the impact of the Parish Developement Model, and
added that leaders are equally committed to ensuring that the program
trickles down to the local people.