DK: National IT and Telecom Agency to shut down and divide responsibilities among ministries
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Denmark's National IT and Telecom Agency (NITA) is being dissolved and its functions will be transferred to four ministries, according to a decision of the new government.
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NITA, under the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education, had the overall responsibility for ICT issues concerning the public sector, citizens and businesses. Its closure follows the formation of a new coalition government on 3 October 2011.
According to Her Majesty the Queen's Resolution of 3 October, four key ministries are tasked with assuming NITA's duties:
The ministries are set to decide on the exact division of responsibilities. Uffe Toudal, the Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education and NITA Director General Jørgen Abild Andersen intend to meet with the permanent secretaries of the four ministries. Management and all personnel are actively engaged in the transfer of NITA's powers.
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Efficiency & Effectiveness, Benchmarking
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