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USF asked to expedite setting up telecentres

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The Board of Directors of Universal Service Fund Company (USF) has directed the management to expedite the implementation, bidding process and establishment of Universal Telecentres. The decision was taken in the 43rd Board of Directors meeting of the USF, which has recently been held with Minister of State for IT and Telecom Anusha Rahman in the chair. The meeting took deep interest in the implementation of Universal Telecentres project, which is aimed at…Read More

MoIT up to setup 500 telecentres for virtual education

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: As many as 500 telecentres will be set up in far-flung and underdeveloped areas of Pakistan in order to enable people to get the advantage of National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) services and also get a virtual education through these centers. This was ascribed by Federal Minister for Information Technology (MoIT) and Telecommunication, Anusha Rahman in a Senate Standing Committee meeting. "The establishment of the telecentres will be completed by…Read More

MoIT up to setup 500 telecentres for virtual education

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: As many as 500 telecentres will be setup in far flung and under developed areas of Pakistan in order to enable people to get advantage of National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) services and also get virtual education through these centres. This was ascribed by Federal Minister for Information Technology (MoIT) and Telecommunication, Anusha Rahman in a Senate Standing Committee meeting. "The establishment of the telecentres will be completed by next three…Read More

IT minister wants speedy work on telecentres project

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Minister of State for IT and Telecom, Anusha Rahman, has directed the USF Co. authorities to complete all the pre-requisites for the bidding process at the earliest for the execution of telecentres project.Chairing the USF Company’s Board of Directors meeting in Islamabad, the minister said that they have already communicated to all provinces that this project is going to be executed in phased manner and priority will be given on "first come first serve bases"…Read More

Telecentres to be set up to provide e-services in rural areas

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The establishment of Telecenters across the country is direly needed in order to serve the neglected and unprivileged population of rural areas in all provinces. These Telecenters would offer many services such as E-learning, E-commerce, E-agriculture and verification/registration of SIM cards, ID cards through NADRA. E-health services would also be provided to the people of rural areas subsequently. Minister of State for IT Anusha Rehman said this while chairing a…Read More

USF BoD okays telecentres for unserved areas

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The Board of Directors of USF has approved setting up of IT centres at each Union Council level, fully equipped with latest technology, ensuring the efficient and effective connectivity both domestic and overseas to the people of the region.The Board meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani here last week.The meeting was informed that so far 994 IT centres at union council levels have been set up with the direction that process should be accelerated in…Read More