Jun 02, 2023 | R to @MDT_TT: 🔗 Don't miss this empowering event! Mark your calendars and join us as we shape a better tomorrow for Trinidad and Tobago. #FutureForum #EmpoweringYouth #InnovationForTomorrow #TrinidadandTobago #digitaltransformation    Jun 02, 2023 | R to @MDT_TT: 🎯 Objectives of the Future Forum: 1️⃣ Understand the perspective and priorities of children and youth. 2️⃣ Share information on current developments aligned with their priorities. 3️⃣ Establish actionable steps for children and youth to bring T&T closer to a sustainable future.    Jun 02, 2023 | R to @MDT_TT: 🤝 The Future Forum, hosted by the Heroes Foundation, brings together young minds, government decision-makers, and industry leaders. Together, they challenge existing perspectives, collaborate on fresh ideas, and pave the way for an innovative and sustainable future.    

ICT Access Centre opens in Diego Martin

May 08, 2023

Diego Martin is the latest community to benefit from a state-of-the-art ICT Access Centre. The Centre is part of an ongoing partnership between the Ministry of Digital Transformation and the Ministry of Sport and Community Development to provide ICT-underserved communities with access to the internet, desktop computers, laptops and printing facilities

Courtesy Call from the US Ambassador to T&T

Feb 15, 2023

On February 14th, 2023, Her Excellency Candace Bond Mckeever, US Ambassador to T&T, paid a courtesy call to the Minister of Digital Transformation, Senator the Honourable Hassel Bacchus! Today marked their first meeting in which they discussed potential areas of mutual interest between our two nations!

Real Estate Agents Welcome PRESD Portal

Feb 03, 2023

Over 100 real estate agents benefitted from a Property and Real Estate Services Division (PRESD) Portal workshop hosted by the Ministry of Public Administration

New TTconnect service to benefit senior citizens

Jan 24, 2023

Pensioners now have the opportunity to submit their completed Life and Residential Declaration form via ttconnect.

Ministry of Public Administration Launches Online Real Estate Platform

Dec 21, 2022

The Ministry of Public Administration launched their Property & Real Estate Services Division (PRESD) online portal that allows property owners and real estate agents to register properties for government ministries, divisions & agencies to select for rental, lease or purchase.

HDC is the First Government Organization to go Cashless.

Dec 20, 2022

The Housing Development Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago (HDC) has become the first officially recognised government corporation to provide customers with cashless payment options for both the banked and unbanked, under an initiative instituted by the Trinidad & Tobago International Financial Centre (TTIFC).

MIC-IT Wins President's Award for Innovation & Service Excellence

Dec 14, 2022

MIC Institute of Technology (MIC-IT) since, for the first time in the history of President’s Awards for Innovation and Service Excellence [Pr.A.I.S.E], one company has emerged the winner for both the People’s Choice and the Service Excellence Award.

Ministry Of Social Development moves toward digitization

Dec 01, 2022

The Ministry of Social Development and Family Services continues to advance towards fulfilment of the Government's drive for further digitalization and utilization of e-Government services.

Enhancing digital literacy at the Guayaguayare Access Centre – World Computer Literacy Day 2022

Nov 24, 2022

Here's a snapshot from the Guayaguayare Access Centre, where members of the community are learning how to use computers, applications, the internet and more. The ongoing workshop is being held in collaboration with AccessTT, Stork, the Guayaguayare Village Council and members of Business and Technology Development Centre Ltd.

A Digital Future for Belle Vue

Nov 24, 2022

“This Centre is not a young people thing, it is there for everyone”. Minister of Digital Transformation, Senator the Honourable Hassel Bacchus, speaking at the official opening ceremony of the thirteenth ICT Access Centre, located inside the Belle Vue/Dibe/Dundonald Hill Community Centre, said to all in attendance to “make use of the Centre, it is there for you!”.

Each One Teach One: New AccessTT Staff visit Marac and Todd’s Road Access Centres

Oct 19, 2022

On Thursday October 13, 2022, some of the new AccessTT staff hires got an opportunity to see the management of an ICT centre first-hand, with a visit to the Todd’s Road and Marac Access Centres.

Minister Bacchus represents TT at ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2022

Sep 27, 2022

Senator the Honourable Hassel Bacchus outlined the ICT Policy for Trinidad and Tobago in Bucharest Romania, where the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference is currently taking place from 26 September - 14 October, 2022.

Three New ICT Access Centres open in September

Sep 27, 2022

Maitagual, Maraval, and Tacarigua are the three latest communities to benefit from state-of-the-art ICT Access Centres, which have been formally opened in September 2022.

MP; Mayor of Arima and MDT excited to create a #ConnectedArima

Sep 09, 2022

MP for Arima and Minister of Planning and Development, the Honourable Pennelope Beckles, Minister of Digital Transformation, Senator the Honourable Hassel Bacchus, and His Worship Cagney Casimire, Mayor of Arima, met today to discuss the progress of the Connected Arima initiative.

Carenage Youth Learn to Talk to Computers at ICT Summer Camp

Aug 23, 2022

The ICT Summer Camp facilitated by the Carenage Access Centre of the Ministry of Digital Transformation was a resounding success.

More Digital Literacy Training to Come

Aug 20, 2022

On Friday August 19, 2022, the Ministry of Digital Transformation, in collaboration with the Youth Training and Employment Partnership Programme (YTEPP), launched a functional Digital Literacy Programme.

Work Commences Towards TT National Digital Transformation Strategy

Jul 27, 2022

Four (4) Technical Working Groups (TWGs) comprising skilled nationals and members of our diaspora met on Wednesday 27th July, 2022, to officially begin the preparatory work towards our new National Digital Transformation Strategy for the period 2023 – 2026.

Ambassador of the Republic of Korea meets with Minister of Digital Transformation

Jul 22, 2022

His Excellency Dong-il Oh, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, paid a courtesy call to the Minister of Digital Transformation, Senator the Honourable Hassel Bacchus, on Friday July 22, 2022.

New ICT Access Centre opens in Lisas Gardens, Couva

Jun 28, 2022

The Ministry of Digital Transformation has opened its eighth ICT Access Centre at Lisas Gardens, Couva on Tuesday June 28, 2022. The Centre, with a fully furnished and Training Room, is located inside the newly-built Lisas Gardens Community Centre, which was officially opened on Tuesday by the Minister of Sport and Community Development, the Honourable Shamfa Cudjoe, alongside the Minister of Digital Transformation, Senator the Honourable Hassel Bacchus.

New ICT Access Centre opens in Belmont

May 27, 2022

The Ministry of Digital Transformation opened its seventh ICT Access Centre in Belmont, North Trinidad. The centre is located inside the newly re-constructed Belmont Community Centre, which was officially re-opened on Friday May 27, 2022.

New Drone for TEMA to aid in Disaster Management and Data Collection

May 13, 2022

The Tobago Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) received an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), from the Ministry of Digital Transformation and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), at a ceremony on Friday 13 May, 2022.

Bacchus: T&T closer to Digital Transformation

May 05, 2022

Business Guardian, May 5, 2022. Since T&T launched an exclusive Ministry for Digital Transformation, arming it with $280 million (US$41 million) in October 2021, what has it achieved? The Business Guardian reached out to Minister Hassel Bacchus who said his ministry has been engaged in different types of activities including continuing to advance on Government's commitment to provide universal access to broadband as a "public good".

MDT Delegation attends USTTI Training in Next Generation Networks

Apr 25, 2022

The Minister of Digital Transformation and members of the National ICT Division benefitted from three days of insightful training at the Emerging Technologies and Next Generation Networks Training Program held in Miami on Florida April 25 – April 27.

IDB approves new country strategy for Trinidad and Tobago on digital transformation

Mar 26, 2022

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a new country strategy with Trinidad and Tobago for 2021-2025. It said the strategy aims to help the country implement its digital transformation agenda to achieve more sustainable and inclusive growth, which is the first pillar of its medium and long-term post-pandemic development plan.

Connecting Arima: Towards a smart city

Mar 20, 2022

There is a project that could see the town of Arima being turned into a smart city with the use of 5G technology, urban renewal and improved opportunity for burgesses of the borough.

Ideahubs to help Advance Collaboration

Mar 17, 2022

To build a Digital T&T, it takes many hands and many partners. On Thursday 17 March, 2022, at a ceremony at the Auditorium, Government Campus Plaza, leading global ICT company, Huawei Technologies, donated twenty-two (22) Ideahub devices to the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (GoRTT) for use in the Public Service of Trinidad and Tobago.

Connected Arima to Connect all Aspects of Digital Agenda

Mar 09, 2022

"All elements of the Digital Transformation agenda for TT are part of Connected Arima." Minister of Digital Transformation, Senator the Honourable Hassel Bacchus, in his remarks at the Connected Arima event held on Wednesday 9 March, 2022, at the Arima Community Centre, outlined how the Connected Arima initiative will provide the community with end-to-end digital solutions across a wide range of sectors.

EU Delegation meets with MDT

Feb 14, 2022

A full delegation from the European Union in Port of Spain (EU-POS), including Mr. Brian Glynn, Managing Director of the Americas, European External Action Service (EEAS) met with the Minister of Digital Transformation, furthering ties between the government of Trinidad and Tobago and the European Union.

FarmVue app launched by Cropper Foundation

Feb 09, 2022

On Wednesday February 9, 2022 we were happy to be part of the launch and demo of the FarmVue app.

PM tells public servants: Make people's lives easier

Jan 31, 2022

The Prime Minister is urging top public servants to embrace technology to improve people's lives, the public service, and the economy. He was addressing a Public Sector Leadership for Digital Transformation workshop at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Port of Spain, on Monday.

Meeting with His Excellency Fernando Nogales Alvarez

Jan 28, 2022

Sen. the Hon. Hassel Bacchus, Minister of Digital Transformation met with His Excellency Fernando Nogales Álvarez, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain to Trinidad and Tobago on January 28, 2022.

Book publisher pivots to e-books

Dec 7, 2021

Royards Publishing Company, the education-book publisher, last Friday launched a new digital platform Digital Canopi that aims to promote and market Caribbean educational and literary content globally.

The Digital Transformation Plan

Dec 5, 2021

In a country where several businesses still do not allow for LINX transactions, Finance Minister Colm Imbert raised a few eyebrows recently when he gave a target for Trinidad and Tobago to become a cashless society.

EU Ambassador pays courtesy call to Minister of Digital Transformation

Dec 01, 2021

His Excellency Peter Cavendish, Ambassador of the Delegation of the European Union to Trinidad and Tobago, met with Sen. the Hon. Hassel Bacchus, Minister of Digital Transformation on Wednesday 1 December 2021.

Bringing ICT in Focus with ALTA Online

Nov 8, 2021

ALTA is partnering with the Ministry of Digital Transformation to bring its online instruction to more communities across Trinidad and Tobago.

Digital Transformation Ministry 'brimming with projects'

Nov 25, 2021

The Government is seeking to treble the number of community information and communications technology (ICT) centres by the end of 2022 as part of its efforts to transform society and the economy into a digital one, says Wayne Nakhid, deputy chief digital officer at the Ministry of Digital Transformation.

Minister Bacchus meets with UNDP Resident Representative

Nov 12, 2021

Ms Randi Davis, Resident Representative, United Nations Development Programme, Trinidad and Tobago (UNDP TT) met with Senator the Hon. Hassel Bacchus, Minister of Digital Transformation on November 12, 2021.

Digital Transformation Minister: $281m an investment to turn Trinidad and Tobago into a digital society

Oct 14, 2021

The $200 million-plus allocation to the Ministry of Digital Transformation would be used to make Trinidad and Tobago globally competitive and increase its gross domestic product (GDP), line minister Hassel Bacchus has assured.

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