Tag: Development

Telenor Pakistan has been awarded the Broadband for Sustainable Development (BSD) Program by Universal

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article image PR: Telenor Pakistan has been awarded the Broadband for Sustainable Development (BSD) Program by Universal Service Fund (USF) under which the telecom provider, in pursuance of its commitment to connect the unconnected will bring connectivity to more than 1.7 million people of Dera Ismail Khan and Mohmand Agency. Telenor Pakistan has connected millions of people by establishing hundreds of cell […]…Read More

4th International Water Conference: “Climate Change & Disaster Risk Management for Sustainable Development & Businesses”

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article image PR: Riphah International University and PCRWR in collaboration with University of Haripur, Peshawar University, Abasyn University and SHFINT is holding 4th International Water Conference on “Climate Change & Disaster Risk Management for Sustainable Development & Businesses” from 19-21 December, 2017 held at PCRWR Headquarters, Islamabad. The conference highlighting critical water issues and challenges and to explore […]…Read More

UK department for International Development to support SME via Karandaaz

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Department for International Development (DFID), UK is supporting development of small and medium enterprise (SME) sector through Karandaaz Pakistan. DFID Director General for Economic Development, Rachel Turner, joined signing of an agreement between CEO Karandaaz Pakistan, Mr. Ali Sarfraz and Head of Retail, Bank Alfalah, Mr. Khurram Hussain during his visit to Pakistan. Karandaaz Pakistan will […]…Read More

United Kingdom’s Department for International Development to Support SMEs through Karandaaz Pakistan

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PR:  United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) is supporting the growth of small and medium enterprise (SME) sector in Pakistan through Karandaaz Pakistan. The DFID Director General for Economic Development, Rachel Turner, currently visiting Pakistan, attended the signing of an agreement between Karandaaz and Bank Alfalah Limited. The agreement was signed between CEO Karandaaz Pakistan […]…Read More

Mainstreaming climate concerns into development agenda stressed

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Senator Mushahidullah Khan, Federal climate change minister said mainstreaming of climate change into national, provincial district socio-economic development policies and strategies and heightened climate-smart investments in infrastructure, businesses, and skills are must for protecting Pakistan from fallouts of the climate change induced-disasters. “If we want to boost the country’s climate resilience against exacerbating impacts of […]…Read More

Unavailability of agri-credit is the hurdle in agri development

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Senate has expressed its concerns over the non-availability of credit for the agriculture sector during a meeting of Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research. Senator Syed Muzaffar Hussain Shah headed the committee meeting has also noted disbursement in agricultural areas. The committee met with in the chair also noted that agriculture disbursement in […]…Read More

100,000 youth trained under PM’s Youth Skill Development Programme

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About 100,000 youth across Pakistan has been imparted skills and technical training by federal government during last year, the official sources reported. Under Prime Minister’s Youth Skill Development Programme training was imparted while the supervisory role was played by National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC). Around 95 different trades in 340 public and private […]…Read More

Necessity of technological innovation for development

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Dr. Attaur Rahman, former federal minister for science and technology and former Higher Education Commission chairperson strained that the necessity of technological innovation in the current era during his lecture at the Salim Habib Campus of the Barrett Hodgson University (BHU). The visit of Dr. Rahman was a fragment of the Distinguished Lecture Series organized […]…Read More

Landmark development in Pakistan’s medical industry; Cardiac stents

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National University of Science & Technology (NUST) has started producing cardiac stents, a landmark development in medical industry. This achievement will lessen burden from poor patients. The Medical Devices Development Centre (MDDC), NUST School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering has successfully developed these devices in Pakistan for the first time led by Dr. Murtaza Najabat […]…Read More

Role of Sindh Irrigation department in the development of Thar Coal Power Project

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article image Thar Coal Energy Project is underway and holds a crucial position in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). As a matter of fact, when the country starves for the energy it needs to run the economy, Thar Coal is the most feasible and viable source to power generation. It can go a long way to meet the […]…Read More