Digital Economy Promotion Agency (depa) was established by virtue of the Digital Development for Economy and Society Act B.E. 2560 (A.D. 2017) promulgated on 23 January 2017, the second year in the Reign of King Rama X to take the role of a government agency, whose status was a legal entity and not a government service according to the National Government Organization Act or a state enterprise according to the Budget Procedure Act and none other. The agency aimed to support and promote the development of digital industry and innovation, support and promote digital technology adoption which benefit the national economy, society, culture, and security according to Article 34 of the Act. A Commission, whose members had been appointed by the Minister of Digital Economy and Society, was authorized to regulate and ensure the agency’s performance.
To find out more about Digital Economy Promotion Agency (depa), visit their website: https://www.depa.or.th/en/home