Tag: ICTs

COMSATS’ workshop on ICTs and sustainable progress

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Members of the OIC and member states of COMSATS endorsed to employ information and communication technologies (ICTs) for the achievement of sustainable progress as a tool for strengthening education, healthcare, and agriculture sectors in 3 days COMSATS international workshop. Dr. OgbonnayaOnu Federal Minister of Science and Technology Nigeria has inaugurated the event.He highlighted the government’s […]…Read More

ICTs role for peace, security discussed

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Discussants at a conference called for the need for peace and security in the country, and also debated the role of information and communication technologies in this regard. "We all want a bright future for our children, so that they can live in a peaceful society, with security of lives and wealth," said Pakistan Telecommunication Authority Chairman Ismail Shah while addressing the opening session of the conference ICT for Peace and Harmony’. The…Read More

ICTs usage key to mainstreaming marginalized segments: Experts

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Experts at a two-day international workshop have called for taking maximum use of Information and sCommunication Technologie (ICTs) in order to evolve better policies and improve mechanism of implementation, arguing it would help in identifying ways through which the poorest and most marginalised can access and benefit from ICTs. The workshop on Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) for Development: Mainstreaming the Marginalised’ was organised by the…Read More

Workshop calls for wider use of ICTs

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Ministry of IT and Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) have organised a daylong workshop on effective use of ICTs for development to improve lives of marginalised sections of society. The workshop was held under the ICT4D UNESCO Chair Prof. Tim Unwin included four sessions on local content development, collaboration with international research partners, competition policy and emerging business models. The opening session included speeches from ICT4D UNESCO…Read More

MOIT and PSEB organize workshop on ICTs for development with UNESCO Chair in ICT4D

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article image PREES RELEASE: Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) and Ministry of IT organized a full day workshop on effective use of ICTs for development with Professor Tim Unwin, UNESCO Chair in ICT4D, at National IT Board in Islamabad. The workshop included four sessions on local content development, collaboration with international research partners, competition policy, and emerging business models. The opening session included speeches from Professor Tim Unwin, UNESCO Chair in ICT4D, Mr. Azmat Ali…Read More

Anusha urges consensus on global agenda for use of ICTs to achieve SDGs

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: Minister of State for IT Anusha Rahman Khan has emphasized the need for global policy consensus to maximize the utility of ICTs for achieving the recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). She said this while recently delivering her policy statement at the UN General Assembly high level meeting in New York. The meeting was arranged to review the achievements of the World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) over the past decade. "Today we…Read More

Need to popularise ICTs use in schools

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INFORMATION AND Communication Technologies (ICTs) like internet, television, radio, mobile, networks, are the major phenomena around which the whole fabric of modern technology revolves. However, since the start of the 21st century, the education field is confronted with several multiple social, cultural, technical and economical problems. The educational technology helps in eradicating these problems by developing new ways, models and technologies in order to facilitate performance of…Read More

ICTs role in dengue eradication manifested

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Ministry of Information Technology (MoIT) has come forward to aid health sector and is developing a set of technological tools that will help to efficiently monitor and use resources for dengue eradication. The project is titled as "Dengue Epidemic Surveillance Modelling, Visualization, and Response Management System." According to the sources, the Ministry is to develop strong suite of tools that will account for exploration, visualization,…Read More

ICTs role in dengue eradication underway

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article image Staff Report ISB: The Ministry of Information Technology (MoIT) has come forward to aid health sector and is developing a set of technological tools that will help to efficiently monitor and use resources for dengue eradication. The project is titled as "Dengue Epidemic Surveillance Modelling, Visualization, and Response Management System." According to the sources, the Ministry is to develop strong suite of tools that will account for exploration, visualization, monitoring…Read More

ICTs against security

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ICT is yet another way in to our confidentiality. Paving the path for outdoors to our indoors very calmly and swiftly that an air breeze is easy to feel but the sneaker or hacker can’t be realized. It all because we have a state-of-the-art stealth tech adoption rate sky high in each and every part of the world and every professional pines for it. ICT was made to secretly relay the info in war times and it successfully did that for US DoD (department of defence). ICT gives rise to insecurity…Read More