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PITB bridging digital divide: Umar

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Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) confirms that launch of Punjab free public Wi-Fi is bridging the gap in digital divide. This also shows the use and acceptance of technology at large scale from masses. Dr. Umar Saif founding Vice Chancellor of Information Technology University (ITU) Punjab, Chairman Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) said while reviewing […]…Read More

PMAS-AAUR bridging academia-industry fissure

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article image STAFF REPORT RWP: The annual open house in universities is organized to showcase the innovation and creativity of students and familiarize them with the market dynamics. The 8th annual open house of Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University (PMAS-AAUR) was held this week. Dr Rai Niaz Ahmed, Vice Chancellor, PMAS-AAUR was present on the occasion as chief guest. He said while addressing to the participants, "The SandT development and focus on innovation can drive country…Read More

PMAS-AAUR bridging academia-industry fissure

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article image STAFF REPORT RWP: The annual open house in universities is organized to showcase the innovation and creativity of students and familiarize them with the market dynamics. The 8th annual open house of Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University (PMAS-AAUR) was held this week. Dr Rai Niaz Ahmed, Vice Chancellor, PMAS-AAUR was present on the occasion as chief guest. He said while addressing to the participants, "The SandT development and focus on innovation can drive country forward…Read More

USF playing vibrant role in bridging digital divide

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Despite the slowdown in subsidy disbursals in 2010 and much of 2011, the Universal Support Fund (USF) is regarded by the IT and telecom sector as a success story as it has achieved some major milestones in the recent past.The fact is that the USF experience offers some valuable insights into the process of institutional building and public-private-partnership in a country like Pakistan.USF, established in 2006 in line with the World Bank recommendations, was modelled on public-…Read More