International researchers should come forward to find solutions to problems being faced by the developing world said Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) Chairman and Information Technology University (ITU) Vice Chancellor Dr. Umar Saif while addressing the 9th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICTD) 2017.
Dr. Umar said that Pakistan had turned into the fifth biggest populated nation on the planet as far as web with 37 million clients via web-based networking media, including 32 million Facebook and Twitter clients. He said these numbers were higher than the populaces of Australia and New Zealand, including that this pattern affirmed the worthiness and versatility of Pakistanis with respect to innovation.
He additionally said that PITB had viably accumulated and digitalized the information of 50,000 schools and five million ranchers in the territory of Punjab, which was available to the ICTD people group to discover answers for the issues being looked in farming, neediness mitigation, and provincial advancement.
Dr. Saif educated that the ITU was set up five years back, including that the college now had 900 understudies with 90 employees. Meeting of ITU’s first bunch of graduates was booked to be hung on December 17, he included.
Dr. Sania Nishtar, a keynote speaker of ICTD, said that the requirement for arrangement of innovation in the wellbeing area was helping laborers with fulfilling their obligations better. Fabricated brainpower was better than human intercession in pathology, she included.
Dr. Sania said that serialization of prescription with QR code could help in fighting phony medications, which would be an incredible administration to humankind. ICTD underlined on activity, confirmation, and usage, keeping in mind the end goal to enhance the personal satisfaction of individuals, she included. It is essential that ICTD’s ninth gathering was composed in Pakistan out of the blue.