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- Annual Highlights

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE YEAR 2019-20

DEPARTMENTAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PLAN
In 2019, the Department completed a new Departmental Information Technology Plan (DITP) for the following 5 financial years.  The new DITP reviewed the IT development of the Department through examining the trend in technology adoption and collaborating with the Government’s IT initiatives.  It aimed at driving the delivery of e-services, wider adoption of cloud services, creating opportunities for streamlining business operation by the adoption of new technology and promoting a green environment.  From April 2019 to March 2020, a total of 5 IT projects were completed for enhancing service delivery, IT security and departmental IT plan, etc.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY FOR THE SOCIAL WELFARE SECTOR
With the last Information Strategy Review completed in 2013, the Joint Committee on Information Technology (JCIT) for the Social Welfare Sector chaired by the Director of Social Welfare steered to conduct a new round of Review in August 2019.  Through the Review, strategies and recommendations will be formulated for the future IT development in the social welfare sector.