Tag: Govt

Govt asked for UN help to promote research culture

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Government has asked UN to offer technical support in promoting the culture of research and innovation in the country. Pakistan has taken many initiatives to promote the culture of research and innovation and is focusing on building advanced technology parks in Pakistan said federal minister for science and technology and defense production Rana Tanveer Hussain […]…Read More

Govt to strengthen climate change research

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Government will take steps to strengthen Pakistan’s research capacity in climate change said Senator Mushahidullah Khan Minister Climate Change. He said while addressing the 3-day International Science Policy Conference on Climate Change that we will raise Global Change Impact Studies Centre (GCISC) to international standards to take benefit from the experience of international experts and […]…Read More

Govt announced open tariffs for Solar energy

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Government has announced that it has scrapped the upfront tariff mechanism for projects based on domestic renewable energy resources and through competitive bidding will award power generation contracts. Government would not be bound to buy power from sustainable power source projects with forthright tax or past courses of action and they would need to win […]…Read More

Sindh govt installing surveillance cameras to fight crime

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The provincial government would introduce 10,000 surveillance cameras at various areas of Karachi under the safe city project to battle criminal exercises in the city said special Assistant to Sindh Chief Minister for Information Science and Technology Dr. Sikandar Ali Shoro. Dr. Sikandar Ali Shoro has said this while delivering his speech as a chief […]…Read More

PTCL & KP govt. inked for Incubation Center

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Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) inks a concurrence with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board of ICT services and an office to set up cutting-edge Incubation Center (Innovation Lab) and Software Technology Park (STP) in Peshawar. The Incubation focus and STP have completely overseen IT and Telecom services, for example, High-Speed Internet, International connectivity, Voice, and […]…Read More

Federal govt recruit’s computer teachers

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Federal government to recruit about 200 teachers for computer labs of the public sector educational institutions of the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT). Adviser to Prime Minister on Education Reforms Programme (PMERP) Ali Raza said that induction of computer teachers will be done by Ministry of Information Technology (IT). Exams and interviews of the candidates to […]…Read More

50% subsidy for tunnel farming; Punjab govt.

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Punjab government under Khadim-e-Kisan package has on track a programme offering 50% subsidy for installation of the tunnel on 3000 acres of land. Narrator of the Agriculture Department said tunnel farming can promote the yield of vegetables including cucumber, capsicum, bitter gourd etc. He said Punjab government on drip irrigation system is also providing 60% […]…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

Govt fails to achieve olive cultivation targets

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PAKISTAN IS the biggest importer of edible oil and the economy of the country has to bear a great burden annually on import of this valuable commodity. Currently, Pakistan is third largest edible oil importer, importing 2.6 million tons. Whereas, Pakistan’s climatic conditions and monsoon-free geography can make it a leading country for olive cultivation […]…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