In a session convened by the Secretariat of Governmental Innovation (SIG, Secretaría de Innovación Gubernamental) of Sinaloa State, the Autonomous University of Sinaloa (UAS, Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa), which functions as one of the two State Operative Instances (IOE, Instancias Operadoras Estatales) of the Connected Mexico Project (PMC, Proyecto México Conectado), participated in the training about the technical process that municipal authorities must follow in order to guarantee their adhesion to this federal program.
MBA José Ramón López Arellano, General Coordinator of the IOE-UAS, was commissioned to explain the functioning of the Information System Connected Mexico (SIMCO, Sistema de Información México Conectado), platform created for registering the types of buildings, the apps, the sites and the infrastructure of all the public buildings and spaces which are going to be benefited through the Project.
The session was leaded by Karim Pechir Espinoza de los Monteros, principal of the SIG and responsible of the PMC on the part of the State Government, who urged the municipal representatives to comply with the guidelines in order to achieve their inclusion, and thereby “… make a reality out of the dream of having a digital Sinaloa”.
Additionally, he compromised himself to work so the State can become a national referent in the matter of connectivity; this, in front of Diego Ulloa Damy, representative of MPS Mónica Aspe Bernal, principal of the Coordination of the Information and Knowledge Society, instance of the Secretariat of Communications and Transportation of the Republic and which is the responsible of the Project’s operation.
Besides, during the explanation of the legal process, in charge of Luis Alejandro León Dávila, Operative Responsible of the National Coordinator Instance (ICN, Instancia Coordinadora Nacional), which is operated by the University of Guadalajara, it was specified that the municipalities’ adhesion requires a legal and technical procedure, which will allow to enjoy the PMC’s benefits.
For its part, the IOE-UAS took part in the explanation of the procedure to realize the apps and type of buildings’ registry, meanwhile representatives of the IOE Technological Institute of Culiacán (ITC, Instituto Tecnológico de Culiacán) participated in the training about the georeferenced capture of the types of sites and infrastructure.
In the session were also present: Alejandra Velasco González, ICN’s Responsible of the Planning Phase; Yuriana Elizabeth Quintero Morales, ICN’s State Intermediary in Sinaloa, and Eduardo Antonio Alonso Astorga, IOE-ITC’s General Coordinator.
With this first assembly of town councilors and municipal representatives, the PMC advances in its contribution to guarantee the constitutional right to access to the broadband internet, described in the sixth article of the Political Constitution of the Mexican United States.
Source: Department of Communications PIT-UAS. Translated by Belem Ruiz (Edition and Communication, PIT-UAS).