KATHMANDU, March 31: Secretary at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Krishna Bahadur Raut, has said the communications sector, which makes an impact in all spheres of society, should play a positive role in preparation of government's annual policy and programmes and budget.
Assuming the office at the Communications Ministry today, Secretary Raut opined that the communication sector should connect the country's economic development, production sector and service delivery.
He opined that robust coordination among all three tiers of governments would make communications more effective.
Mentioning that further challenges and opportunities have surfaced in the communications sector due to rapid development of technology, the secretary expressed his view that such problems could be resolved through support and collaboration from all the subordinate bodies under the ministry.
He stressed the need for lessening and controlling cyber-crime which is increasing in the society. "Information technology sector should however be expanded to make the overall society dynamic," shared Raut.