Ministry of Communications was established by section II of the Civil Service Law, 1993 (PNDCL, 327) as amended by the Civil Service (amendment) Act,2001 (Act 600) and Executive Instrument (EI) 6,2003.
BRIEF ON THE MINISTRY AND ITS AGENCIES (MDAs)
The Ministry of Communications (MoC) has the core responsibility of initiating and developing national policies aimed at achieving cost effective information and communications infrastructure and services, for the enhancement and promotion of economic competitiveness in line with the policy guidelines of the Coordinated Programme of Economic and Social Development Policies (2017-2024) – An Agenda for Jobs: Creating Prosperity and Equal Opportunity for All.
The Ministry’s goal is to promote the development of Ghana into a knowledge-Based Society and a smart economy through the use of ICT.
Ministry of Communications (MoC) is to ensure the convergence of communication technologies to facilitate the promotion of a viable integrated national development process within a global setting.
To facilitate the development of a reliable and cost-effective world-class Communications infrastructure and services, driven by appropriate technological innovations and accessible by all citizens to enhance the promotion of economic competitiveness in a knowledge-based environment.
The Policy Objectives as spelt out in the Coordinated Programmes are as follows:
The Ministry fulfils its functions through the delivery of the following programmes and sub-programmes:
AGENCIES UNDER THE MINISTRY
The Ministry of Communications is made up of the following agencies and statutory bodies that assist with the implementation of policies related to operational and regulatory framework: