National Institute of Transport - NIT
Bonyeza Kuthibitisha


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The Directorate of Information and Communication Technology (DoICT) is committed to offering ICT services and resources to enhance the learning services vision and goals for both staff and students. To support administration, faculty members, and students in carrying out the day-to-day teaching, learning, and research activities, DoICT is in charge of creating the ICT resources needed by the institution, including the IT infrastructure. It also provides technical support for information, communications, and management needs.


The objective of the Directorate is to facilitate the use of ICT facilities to create an enabling environment that promotes smooth teaching, learning and operation of Institute activities.


The Directorate performs the following functions:

  • To analyze computer system needs for management information and functional operations; determine scope and priorities of project and system capacity and equipment acquisitions;
  • To coordinate the installation, configuration, enhancement, and maintenance of simulators, computer systems, hardware, software, Internet, telecommunication facilities and networks deployed at the Institute;
  • To develop, implement, and maintain procedures, policies, and standards to continuously improve institutional ICT efficiency;
  • To prepare and implement an ICT strategic plan for the smooth running of the Organization’s Information System functions;
  • To facilitate the collection, and storage of institutional information;
  • To provide support to key users and communicate institutional ICT requirements;
  • To prepare an appropriate budget for the directorate
  • To prepare reports for the ICT Steering Committee;
  • To prepare and implement a disaster recovery plan;
  • To ensure the reliability of ICT facilities at the Institute;
  • To provide support in teaching conduct research and provide consultancy;
  • To maintain ICT procedure manuals in regards to the system development life cycle;
  • To administer local and wide areas networks;
  • To develop and maintain hardware and software security policies;
  • To oversee the development of Information Systems for the Institute
  • To provide in-house training on ICT; and
  • To design, develop and manage the Institute’s website and other social platforms.

National Institute of Transport - NIT

Ms. Leticia Edward

Ag. Director, Directorate of Information and Communication Technology