Tag: Punjab

Fingerprint database for Punjab Forensic Science Agency

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Home department of Pakistan is investing Rs495 million that is US$7.7 million in developing an Automated Fingerprints Information System (AFIS) for the Punjab Forensic Science Agency (PFSA) by June 2018, according to a report by Tribune. Initially, 40 AFIS scanners deployed at selected prisons of Punjab to build a database of prison inmates and at […]…Read More

Punjab govt establishing climate smart technology

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The Punjab government is revamping the agriculture sector to bang its potential and bring about prosperity among farmers and in the province at large stated Punjab Agriculture Secretary Muhammad Mahmood. He said that the Punjab government was developing the sector on modern lines to enhance crop productivity, he added. He further said that ‘promotion of […]…Read More

TEVTA to train prisoners across Punjab

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TEVTA has trained more than 6000 male and female prisoners last year howeverin current yearthe number will be raised a 12,000 said, Chairman Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) Irfan Qaiser Sheikh. Chairman further explained that 6 types of courses are being offered for female prisoners including Domestic and Industrial Stitching, Embroidery and Beautician. […]…Read More

Smart monitoring of Punjab schools’ condition: PITB

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Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) to start smart monitoring of schools for improving condition of schools following in the 36 districts of the Punjab province. The latest evaluation by Programme Monitoring and Implementation Unit (PMIU) resulted in improved enrollment of students along with presence of teachers and accessibility of essential utilities. Dr. Umar Saif Chairman […]…Read More

Telenor joins hand with Inbox for agri digitization in Punjab

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Telenor Pakistan and Inbox Business Technologies have signed an agreement to take digitization of Pakistani agriculture to the next level along with ‘Connected Agriculture Platform for Punjab’ (CAPP). Telenor has proved from its track record that they are committed to shaping agriculture of Pakistan to advancement and continued their efforts for digitization of Pakistani agriculture […]…Read More

Dream of smart policing come true by efforts of PITB & Punjab Police

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IGP Punjab said that Punjab police along with the cooperation of PITB has reduced the crime rate in Punjab. Using IT positively has restricted the crime rates. Incorporating IT for fighting crime is the best step ever taken that has not only modernize Punjab police but also curbed the ratio of crime. Corporation between PITB […]…Read More

‘Punjab govt focused SDGs-2’ in “call to action event”

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World Food Programme Pakistan (WFP) in collaboration with Planning and Development Punjab organized the “call to action event” Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2. The event restates the government’s commitment towards achieving SDG 2: “End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.” Imran Nazeer, Minister for Primary and Secondary Healthcare said that […]…Read More

Coal mine survey to assess supply sufficiency for Punjab power plants

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Validation survey of coal mining to assess and evaluate resources of Trans-Indus Range by the third party to estimate the supply sufficiency for the planned coal-based power plants for next thirty years. Directorate General Mines and Minerals has also engaged a German Consultant (SST-Fugro) consortium for third party validation of the coal mining survey data […]…Read More

Government of Punjab collaborates with Telenor Pakistan and Telenor Microfinance Bank for ‘Connected Agriculture Platform Punjab’

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Telenor Pakistan, Pakistan’s leading telecom and digital service provider, along with Telenor Microfinance Bank, has joined hands with Agriculture Department of the Government of Punjab and the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) for the flagship program “Connected Agriculture Platform Punjab.” PITB seeks to capitalize on the immense potential offered by Digital Mobile technology, smartphone penetration […]…Read More