Tag: ICT

An overview of ICT Achievements of 2017 in Pakistan

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Pakistan’s Telecom infrastructure is flourishing with foreign and domestic investments into fixed-line and mobile networks. Growing field technology in Pakistan has played a significant role in the developing the economy. For technology and telecom sector Year 2017 went best. This year growth has been observed in this year. The revenues generated from telecom sector showed […]…Read More

Huawei’s 2nd ICT Skills contest closing ceremony

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The Closing Ceremony of the second ICT Skills Competition, sorted out by HUAWEI Pakistan in a joint effort with the Higher Education Commission (HEC), was held, at the HEC Auditorium in Islamabad. Government Minister for Interior – Mr. Ahsan Iqbal was the Guest of Honor at the beautiful shutting service of this far-reaching challenge. Other […]…Read More

Successful completion of university roadshow in Huawei ICT competition 2017

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Huawei ICT skills competition, launched in collaboration with Higher Education Commission Pakistan, which aims to cultivate talents, build ICT talent ecological system in Pakistan. The applicants are more than 7000 university students from all provinces in Pakistan, workshops were successfully held at more than 20 universities all over the country. The visited higher education institutions include […]…Read More

2017 Pakistan Huawei ICT skills competition- Successful completion of university roadshows

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PR:  Huawei ICT skills competition, launched in collaboration with Higher Education Commission Pakistan, which aims to cultivate talents, build ICT talent ecological system in Pakistan. The applicants are more than 7000 university students from all provinces in Pakistan, workshops were successfully held at more than 20 universities all over the country. The visited higher education institutions include […]…Read More

The second Pakistan HUAWEI ICT skills-review of first road show week

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PR: Pakistan HUAWEI ICT skills competition workshops were successfully held at the FAST National University Islamabad, Lahore College for Women University, FAST National University Lahore in the first week, more than 300 students enrolled. The roadshow invited the HUAWEI ICT Academy Pakistan representative offices, Universities’ teachers and students attended the competition roadshows. Pakistan HUAWEI ICT skills competition is […]…Read More

Role of ICT in achieving SDGs

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article image IN FEBRUARY 2016, Pakistan’s parliament did what it had never done before. It became one of the world’s first parliaments to formally adopt United Nation’s (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as the nation’s development agenda. Seventeen SDGs had recently been formulated by the UN, to be achieved within one generation (till 2030). Similar goals were agreed to by all the UN member states in 2000 too. They were then called Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). But our…Read More

ICT indicators key enablers to achieve multiple SDGs

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article image ISLAMABAD-Minister of State for Information Technology and Telecommunications Anusha Rehman Khan said that ICT indicators can help monitor achievements in other areas included in the SDGs, such as poverty reduction, education and economic growth. She expressed these views while addressing Pakistan ICT Indicators Symposium’ under the theme of "Multi-stakeholder Engagement to Highlight the need of ICT Data Reporting" here on Monday. The minister said it is imperative to mention…Read More

PITB discusses different issues for the Punjab ICT Policy

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article image LAHORE: TechHub Connect, a project by the Entrepreneurial Wing of the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), has jointly held a focus group discussion with collaboration of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to discuss the challenges faced by incubators and accelerators in Pakistan. TechHub Connect has been entrusted to draft the ICT policy for Punjab. The discussion was on the topic of "Incubation and Accelerator Programs in Pakistan: Challenges and Policy Preferences."…Read More

Integration of ICT in teaching, learning reviewed

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Minister of State for Education Muhammad Baligh ur Rehman has chaired the advisory committee meeting here to review the process of integration of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in teaching and learning processes in schools, reviving Education Management Information System for a proactive role in policy, research, planning and management and outline of sustainable development goals plan. The meeting discussed in detail the issues including preparing…Read More

National ICT R&D Fund decides to cut scholarships

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The National ICT RandD Fund has decided to slash the number of scholarships to 165 from 500 under the Prime Minister’s National ICT RandD scholarship programme (PMNICTSP), it is learnt.The official documents show that Project Appraisal Committee (PAC) has discussed the programme at length and recommend the award of 150 fully funded 4-year scholarships in ICT disciplines as HRD solicited project to the board. National ICT RandD Fund can offer limited number of…Read More