The Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), announced its National Information and Communication Technology Strategy and Action Plan (2010 to 2015) in 2010. The Plan includes a strategy to develop a digital government, aiming to improve the efficiency of government administration, achieve information transparency and improve the quality of decision-making. An emphasis was placed on reliability and information security in the operations of the digital government. Therefore, a plan to establish a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), was proposed, to ensure that documents exchanged between offices are secured with information integrity, identity verification and undeniable authentication.
In an effort to progress with e-Government as one of the primary development strategies, the Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has selected an Electronic Document and Records Management System (EDRMS), and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), as the next steps towards increased government efficiency, reduced costs, and minimized paper consumption.