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Karandaaz providing grant for digitization of National Savings

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 PR: Karandaaz Pakistan, an initiative to support financial inclusion and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is providing a grant of USD 2.3 million to a digitization project of the  Central Directorate of National Savings (National Savings). Through this digitization project, CDNS will provide alternate delivery channels (ATM Cards, Internet and Mobile Banking) for the customers of […]…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

Govt intends to increase higher education grant

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PESHAWAR: Minister of State for Education and Professional Training Engr Mian Muhammad Balighur Rehman said Pakistan is going on right path to progress and has come up from all crises due to positive policies of the federal government. Addressing a three-day International Conference on Earth Science Pakistan organized at Peshawar University Baragali Campus on Sunday, the state minister said the country is going on the path of success because of the long lasting policies introduced and…Read More

Proposals invited for thematic research grant programme

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The HEC has invited proposals for Thematic Research Grant Programme (TRGP) for 2015-16, especially designed to address contemporary issues and promote Social Sciences in the country. Social Sciences scholars and researchers with theoretical, conceptual and methodological or policy orientation background have been encouraged to apply for the grants. The full-time faculty members of public and selected private sector universities and degree awarding institutions…Read More

Proposals invited for thematic research grant programme

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The HEC has invited proposals for Thematic Research Grant Programme (TRGP) for 2015-16, especially designed to address contemporary issues and promote Social Sciences in the country. Social Sciences scholars and researchers with theoretical, conceptual and methodological or policy orientation background have been encouraged to apply for the grants. The full-time faculty members of public and selected private sector universities and degree awarding institutions will…Read More

$500,000 grant to support new learning experience

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MONITORING REPORT ISB: Injaz Al-Arab, the regional office of Junior Achievement Worldwide, and ExxonMobil have announced a $500,000 two-year grant meant to support a new learning platform to combine digital and classroom learning for Injaz Al-Arab’s flagship Company Programme. This experiential learning programme takes youth through the entire start-up cycle of creating their own businesses during an academic year. Upon completion of translation, localisation and digitisation of the…Read More

EU approves grant for health, environment, governance

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The European Parliament (EU) has approved a grant of $800 million for bringing improvement in environment, healthcare, governance, besides law and order. European Union Committee Coordinator Niraj Diva said this during his recent meeting at the Punjab office of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (Aptma). Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar was also present on the occasion. On the occasion, he promised to seek further grant for water purification plants and sanitation…Read More

Mobilink wins Pakistans first grant for CSR project

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Following the provision of a credit facility of Rs 966 million by the GuarantCo Ltd to Mobilink, the Mobilink Foundation has been awarded a grant of $281,000 by GuarantCo to extend the outreach of its GSMA Award winning SMS-based Literacy Programme. The Foundation is the only private sector owned NGO from Pakistan to have received a grant for its CSR initiative. The programme provides education over cell phones to learners not served by traditional education channels…Read More

5 Pak varsities to get EU research grant

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Five Pakistani universities have been selected for award of research grant under the Erasmus Mundus STRoNG TiES (Strengthening Training and Research through Networking and Globalisation of Teaching in Engineering Studies), a project under the Erasmus Mundus Programme supported and funded by the European Union. According to details, these universities include Mehran University of Engineering and Technology Jamshoro, National University of Sciences and Technology,…Read More

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Microsoft Research to give grant for SoftUPS

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Microsoft Research (Redmond), the research and development arm of global software leader, Microsoft Corporation, USA, has accepted a proposal for award of a research grant for development of SoftUPS, submitted by Dr. Affan Syed, Assistant Professor, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NU-FAST), Islamabad.According to a press release issued here, the research would start from next month.The SoftUPS solution builds upon a recent technology developed by MSR…Read More