Office of Controller of Certification is formed under the ministry of Science, Technology and Environment with a view to implement Electronic Transaction Act 2063 and implementing digital signature in Nepal, regulations and policy responses for the development of ICT sector in the country as well as harnessing these technologies to meet key developmental challenges including those relating to governance reform and catalyzing economic growth for poverty reduction. Additionally, OCC acts as an ICT advisory body for the government agencies facilitating the implementation and promotion of ICT applications. Moreover, OCC is assigned the responsibility of making ICT accessible to general public so that rural and underserved communities will be benefited from this technology.
OCC has been enacted and proving itself in assisting Nepal’s IT industry and is liable towards serving IT domain in Nepal that may be reviewed by formulated IT Policy and other activities. OCC has found the key area for strengthening Nepal IT Companies especially involved in Software Development in their current service delivering mechanisms. OCC leading with the role of facilitating the IT Companies may keep this output oriented task in its own goal post