Organisation : National Information Technology Agency
Facility : Domain Registration Process
Country : Ghana
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Domain Registration Process :
GOV.GH Domain Registration, NITA, Government, Domains, National information Technolgy (NITA) is the Authorative Registrar for .GOV.GH Domain space.
Related : National Information Technology Agency One Stop Shop Center : www.statusin.org/26726.html
Please read the guidelines below carefully and download a registration form
** The domain administrator must be located in Ghana and the Institution of the domain administrator should be a dully own Government of Ghana Institution.
** An official letter dully signed by the appropriate authority of the Institution is required for application.
** A Registration form should be completed with all neccessary registrant details for the proposed domain name.
** Primary DNS for registered domains under .gov.gh by policy are encouraged to be NITA Name-Servers, these policy are intended to help safeguard Government Data and also for the development of Ghana’s telecommunication and Information technology infrastructure.
Completed form and official letter of request can be scanned and email to: info [AT] nita.gov.gh. Domain names registered under the top-level .gov.gh domains should be active within six months after registration.
Data Centre :
The Data Centre facility is a crucial feature of the e-government communication infrastructure network. This is because the entire government network will be served with eGovernment applications from this facility, and all the critical equipment and applications will be housed in the data centre as well.
The data centre will host many new applications as well as some applications that are currently being developed as pilot projects by GICTeD and other government t agencies.
The Data Centre will house several racks of computing equipment, including high performance servers, fibre channel disk storage and backup storage systems, and sufficient power conditioning and availability resources to keep the data center running perpetually, with or without mains power.
The implementing contractor, together with support from GICTeD will be responsible for recruiting and training a team of engineers to operate maintain and support clients on this huge nationwide infrastructure for the Government of Ghana for a period of 18 months.
From the Data Centre, the various MDAs will be provided with email, antivirus, document management systems initially, and more of such utility applications over time, to ensure structured and simplified work flow between and among the MDAs.
Active Directory services will also be provided from the data center to the various MDAs, though at the Organisational Unit (OU) level, the directory will be managed through the local system administrators.
About Us :
** To provide leadership in the application of information and communications technologies (ICTs) in the public sector, by transforming Government of Ghana’s administration, information dissemination and service delivery for national development.
** Develop an enterprise information technology management organization capable of leading a national transformation to increased shared services
** Lead in the transformation of public services by effective information management and efficient delivery of services to government and its citizens
** Provide the foundation and framework for utilizing information technology to transform Ghana into a values-based knowledge society
Location Address :
National Information Technology Agency
3rd Floor, Ministry of Communications Office Complex
Abdul Diof Road,
Postal Address :
Post Office, Accra-Ghana
Telephone: +233-0302-661777 / 661800
Email: info AT nita.gov.gh