Tag: challenge

Karandaaz going to support Women Entrepreneurs via its Innovation Challenge Fund

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PR: The country’s leading promoter of financial inclusion, Karandaaz Pakistan has joined hands with three business incubators to launch its program on women entrepreneurship. Through the DFID-funded Innovation Challenge Fund, Karandaaz is providing grants worth PKR 25 million to LUMS, Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management, and Invest2Innovate (Pvt.) Ltd. These grants will […]…Read More

Team Alphabots participated in FIRST Global Challenge

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article image Major international robotics event in the shape of the FIRST Global Challenge took place Washington DC, in July 2017 aimedtoincrease knowledge of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) of students from 15 to 18 years. FIRST Global is to motivate the youth to be scientific leaders of tomorrow by solving some of the biggest challenges […]…Read More

Pakistani students to FIRST Global Challenge robotics competition: US

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FIRST Global Challenge robotics competition going to held in Washington DC where 6 Pakistani students participating in the inaugural ceremony said a press release issued by the US Embassy. The Pakistani team will team up with other teams in the world for accomplishing the focused task on access to clean water’, the statement said. Ali […]…Read More

Pakistan’s participation in FIRST Global Challenge robotics competition 2017

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Six students from Pakistan are taking part in the FIRST Global Challenge robotics competition at Washington DC by a press release from US Embassy. The statement said that Pakistani will collaborate with teams across the world to accomplish engineering tasks focused on access to clean water”. Ali Syed, mentor gone with the team said that […]…Read More

Karandaaz Pakistan signs grant agreements with 4 ‘FinTech Disrupt Challenge’ winners

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article image ISLAMABAD – Jul 19, 2017: One of Pakistan’s top financial technology & inclusion players, Karandaaz Pakistan, has signed grant agreements with four winners of the ‘FinTech Disrupt Challenge’ 2017. Aimed at hunting for extraordinary startup ideas worthy of creating substantial social impact, the second chapter of FDC solicited innovative responses to bottlenecks in Pakistan’s financial […]…Read More

Preston Entrepreneurial Challenge “PEC 17” concludes in the Capital

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article image NUML University, Islamabad grabbed 1st position in the mega competition. Second position was won by NUST, Islamabad followed by Superior College, Lahore which stood 3rd in the competition. ISLAMABAD (PR): Preston University Islamabad organized an All Pakistan Inter University Business Plan Competition titled “Preston Entrepreneurial Challenge PEC17” with the Slogan “PUR DAM HAI AGAR TU TOU NAHI […]…Read More

Experts for Access to Climate Financing to Address Climate Change Challenge

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article image A training workshop on Climate Financing Opportunities was organized by IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, in Islamabad today. The training was organized under the UNDP-GEF funded Pakistan Sustainable Transport (PAKSTRAN) Project being implemented by the Ministry of Water and Power, Government of Pakistan. Representatives from the government, media, academia, national and internationals NGOs, participated in the event. The training aimed at underscoring the need for…Read More

Land Degradation a Challenge to Modern Agriculture

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article image The disturbance of the land by natural causes like climatic changes and human activities is known as land degradation. The production capacity of the degraded land is reduced. According to an estimate up to forty percent of the world’s cultivatable agricultural land had been degraded. Land degradation has become a challenge to modern agriculture. The population of the world is increased so we have to increase per unit area production to meet their food…Read More

KP Apps Challenge for young entrepreneurs held

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article image STAFF REPORT PESH: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa IT Board (KPITB), Tech Valley Abbottabad, Code for Pakistan, World Bank and PTA has hosted a Demo Day’ for the KP Apps Challenge in Peshawar. Youngsters from all over Pakistan were invited to participate in the challenge, which was judged by a panel of experts. Total cash prizes of up to Rs 0.6 million were also announced. Submissions of note included Karigar’ - a mobile app that connects vocational tradesmen such as carpenters and…Read More