Tag: Development

Mainstreaming climate concerns into development agenda stressed

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Senator Mushahidullah Khan, Federal climate change minister said mainstreaming of climate change into national, provincial district socio-economic development policies and strategies and heightened climate-smart investments in infrastructure, businesses, and skills are must for protecting Pakistan from fallouts of the climate change induced-disasters. “If we want to boost the country’s climate resilience against exacerbating impacts of […]…Read More

Unavailability of agri-credit is the hurdle in agri development

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Senate has expressed its concerns over the non-availability of credit for the agriculture sector during a meeting of Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research. Senator Syed Muzaffar Hussain Shah headed the committee meeting has also noted disbursement in agricultural areas. The committee met with in the chair also noted that agriculture disbursement in […]…Read More

100,000 youth trained under PM’s Youth Skill Development Programme

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About 100,000 youth across Pakistan has been imparted skills and technical training by federal government during last year, the official sources reported. Under Prime Minister’s Youth Skill Development Programme training was imparted while the supervisory role was played by National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC). Around 95 different trades in 340 public and private […]…Read More

Necessity of technological innovation for development

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Dr. Attaur Rahman, former federal minister for science and technology and former Higher Education Commission chairperson strained that the necessity of technological innovation in the current era during his lecture at the Salim Habib Campus of the Barrett Hodgson University (BHU). The visit of Dr. Rahman was a fragment of the Distinguished Lecture Series organized […]…Read More

Landmark development in Pakistan’s medical industry; Cardiac stents

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National University of Science & Technology (NUST) has started producing cardiac stents, a landmark development in medical industry. This achievement will lessen burden from poor patients. The Medical Devices Development Centre (MDDC), NUST School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering has successfully developed these devices in Pakistan for the first time led by Dr. Murtaza Najabat […]…Read More

Role of Sindh Irrigation department in the development of Thar Coal Power Project

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article image Thar Coal Energy Project is underway and holds a crucial position in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). As a matter of fact, when the country starves for the energy it needs to run the economy, Thar Coal is the most feasible and viable source to power generation. It can go a long way to meet the […]…Read More

Skills development can improve Growth Strategy

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An ambitious Growth Strategy for2015-18 has been established by Punjab government to address some constraints to economic growth in the province. Jahanzeb Khan, Chairman Punjab Planning and Development (P&D) stated in his inaugural speech to a one-day consultative workshop-Punjab Skills Forum mutually organized by Project Implementation Unit of Punjab Skills Development Project (PIU-PSDP) and Punjab […]…Read More

Pakistan, France sign MoU for development of meteorology

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France has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Pakistan to extend the bilateral scientific cooperation especially in the field of meteorology. Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin-ul-Haque and Chief Executive Officer of Meteor France Jean-Marc Lacave has signed MoU, a press release said. The ceremony was held in Paris and Meteo France President Patrick […]…Read More

Collaboration of OGDCL & Gazprom for development and exploration of oil & gas

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A memorandum of understanding was signed between Oil and Gas Company Limited (OGDCL) and Gazprom International Russia for cooperation. The agreement was signed for using the latest technology in oil and gas exploration and development said, officials. Chief executive officers of both companies represented their companies. Russian delegation had paid a visit to Pakistan framework […]…Read More

Science and the Sustainable Development Goals

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THE CONCEPT of Science Diplomacy is becoming widely used by policy-makers, scientists and scholars of International Relations. Though this is a new concept, it refers to an old practice as scientists always have been at the forefront of international collaboration. Science Diplomacy can be regarded as a tool for states to use science and scientists to pursue their Foreign Policy goals. This can be done to promote the national interests or to solve problems faced by the state. Several states…Read More