610 projects of Rs 747 billion completed in last three years


ISLAMABAD: As many as 610 development projects costing Rs 747 billion relating to all



sectors of the economy have been completed during the last three years.



According to official sources in the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms, out of total



610 completed schemes, 132 projects costing Rs 51 billion are in education, science and



technology and Information technology (IT) sectors.



Upto 32 projects with a total cost of Rs 9 billion were

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Rs 20 bln USF projects being spent transparently


ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information Technology Anusha Rehman Khan has said



that the amount of Universal Service Funds (USF) is being spent through a proper mechanism



and the USF board has representation both public and private sectors.



She said Rs 20 billion worth projects are in progress under the USF throughout the country and



these would be further enhanced.



"We have Rs 70 billion under Universal Service Funds (USF) out of which Rs

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Rs 1.1b scholarships given to universities students




STAFF REPORT ISB: As many as 909 students across Pakistan have been given scholarships amounting to approximately Rs 1.1 billion to pursue four-year ICT degree programmes in the top universities of under the PM’s ICT Scholarship Programme.

While an amount of Rs 54.72 million has been provided to 866 final year projects of undergraduate ICT students of public and private sector universities since 2013 under National Grassroots ICT Research Initiative of the IT Ministry.

The

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Rs 1.1b scholarships given to universities students


STAFF REPORT ISB: As many as 909 students across Pakistan have been given scholarships amounting to approximately Rs 1.1 billion to pursue four-year ICT degree programmes in the top universities of under the PM’s ICT Scholarship Programme.

While an amount of Rs 54.72 million has been provided to 866 final year projects of undergraduate ICT students of public and private sector universities since 2013 under National Grassroots ICT Research Initiative of the IT Ministry.

The Ministry

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IRSA, PCRWR agreement underway for employing RS technology




STAFF REPORT ISB: The highly sophisticated technologies such as Remote Sensing (RS) can be optimally utilized for water resource management. This was tendered by Indus River System Authority (IRSA) during an exclusive meeting with the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR).

The IRSA delegation during the meeting urged PCRWR to employ these RS technology and also hoped for collaboration in this regard.

Chairman IRSA, Rao Irshad Ali Khan identified various

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PARC approves Rs 3.986 billion budget to bolster agri sector


STAFF REPORT ISB: A budget of Rs 3.986 billion is approved for the year 2015-16 to improve agricultural research and food security in the country. The budget was sanctioned by Board of Governors (BoG) of Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC)during their 39th meeting .

The meeting was presided over by Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research (MNFSandR). The breakdown of the budget reveals that Rs 2.63 billion is allocated for non-development funds while the

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