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Information and Communications Technology Unit

The main functions of the unit are:

  • To provide the Ministry and its Agencies with reliable, timely, accurate and cost-effective electronic processing of data
  • To develop and enhance the strategic use of Information and Communication Technology in the Ministry
  • To establish Information and Communication Technology policies and standards for the Ministry
  • To encourage the appropriate level of cost-effective Information, and use of Communication Technology
  • To manage the Ministry’s Information and Communication Technology resources

These functions are carried out by three (3) sub-sections, namely:-

Infrastructure Services
Responsible for: Hardware, software and network infrastructure selection, installation, configuration, operation, maintenance and upgrading and deployment of hardware and software

Applications Services
Responsible for:

  • Defining business application systems
  • Database design, development, administration and maintenance
  • Design, development and maintenance of websites, intranets

End-user Services
Responsible for:

  • Helpdesk services
  • End user computing support and training

The Ministry

Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce.

The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce is described as Jamaica's "Business Ministry." It's mandate is to lead the development of policies that will create growth and jobs, while achieving social inclusion and consumer protection. The Ministry, working its stakeholders is primarily responsible for business policy development, monitoring and evaluation, while giving direction and oversight to a cluster of implementing departments and agencies.

We have, therefore, placed much energy and enthusiasm into the development of this website to provide timely information on the Ministry, our agencies and programmes.


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Telephone: (876) 968-7116 
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Opening hours: 
Mondays - Thursdays 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fridays 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.



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