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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the main goal of the Department of Technology for St. Kitts and Nevis?

Our main goal is to promote and facilitate the development of a robust, secure, and inclusive digital economy that supports innovation, enhances public services, and fosters economic growth across St. Kitts and Nevis. 

Can Government Departments in St. Kitts and Nevis receive support for digital transformation?

Yes, government departments can access a variety of resources and programs designed to support digital transformation, including, training sessions, and consultancy services to help integrate digital technologies into their operations. 

What initiatives are in place to improve cybersecurity in St. Kitts and Nevis?

The Department of Technology will collaborate with stakeholders to develop several initiatives, including public awareness campaigns, cybersecurity training for government employees, and partnerships with international cybersecurity organizations to strengthen our national cybersecurity infrastructure. 

What is being done to promote digital education in St. Kitts and Nevis?

The Department will collaborate with the Ministry of Education with working to integrate digital literacy and technology-related subjects into school curricula, provide teachers with the necessary training and resources, and ensure schools are equipped with the latest technology. 

How is the government improving internet accessibility in rural areas?

The government is providing an enabling environment through its actions to incentivize the installations of new infrastructure through tax incentives, which allow for the deployment of fiber-optic cables and wireless networks, to improve internet accessibility and speeds in rural areas, ensuring that all citizens have access to high-speed internet. The government has also partnered with local ISP for the installation of internet services in all Community Centers.  

How can I access e-government services?

E-government services can be accessed through the Government official portal (www.gov.kn), which provides a centralized platform for various government services, including tax filing, license applications, and public records. 

What is being done to support women and girls in technology in St. Kitts and Nevis?

Initiatives to support women and girls in technology include mentorship programs, technology-focused educational programs, and campaigns aimed at increasing female participation in STEM fields, such as the Girls in ICT initiative. 

How can individuals and businesses contribute to the technological development of St. Kitts and Nevis?

Individuals and businesses can contribute by participating in public consultations, collaborating with educational institutions for tech education, investing in local tech startups, and adopting digital technologies in their operations and daily lives.