PSEB to employ 3,000 IT interns to boost employability

Pakistan Software Export board (PSEB) has intended to employ 3,000 more interns in Information Technology (IT) industry  to help boost their employability.

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PSEB during last five years has created 3,800 paid internships in different IT companies in Pakistan with objective to create jobs for at least 70 per cent of these interns. 950 IT companies and around 650 call centers registered with PSEB.

Growth in Information Technology (IT) is around 150 per cent and total revenues of IT industry in Pakistan has crossed around US$ 4.5 billion a year. Pakistan’s IT exports have crossed US $ 3 billion per year and annual domestic revenue has reached more than US$ one billion.

PSEB in collaboration with Ignite has been offering opportunity of internship for educated youth of Pakistan through Prime Ministers ICT Internship Programme.

The students are shortlisted as per criteria and ICT departments from public and private sector selects candidates as per their demands. Stipend is given after submission of monthly progress and attendance reports to PSEB.

Two IT parks, one in Islamabad and one in Karachi are being established by Board. Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) has made on hand over 800,000 sq. ft. IT enabled office space in 12 designated Software Technology Parks where around 80 public and private IT/ITeS companies are engaged in software development and export services.

PSEB is a fundamental organization of Government of Pakistan with a consent to make sure sustainable development of IT industry, boost cooperation with international IT entities and create attractive environment for investment in Pakistan IT sector.

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Digital Pakistan Summit aimed to alter country into innovation hub

Digital Pakistan Summit started with objective to transform the country into world’s next major digital innovation hub by 2030, organized by Whale Cloud Technology in collaboration with Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunications.

Digital Pakistan Summit aimed to alter country into innovation hub

Pakistan’s first digital summit brought together speakers from China and Pakistan and over 250 participants to speed up technology, innovation and economic development within the country.

Managing Director Whale Cloud Technology Pakistan, Junaid Shaheen said, We are committed to helping individuals, businesses and our government to develop their full potential using digital technologies and to reach value and benefits of digital lifestyle.

The Summit is predictable to produce substantial impact both for public and private sectors and glimmer major initiatives within the country. International CEO Whale Cloud, Ben Zhou said Digital Pakistan is no more a dream; it will become a reality soon.

President, Whale Cloud South East Asia, Davy Chen said with a foremost investment plans the Company would not only make a payment towards Pakistan’s economy but will also help in creating jobs.

Speakers at the digital summit were Professor Wu (Institute of Science & Technology from China), Rita Liu, Senior Analyst HIS Markit, Gary Lee (Director Innovative Business Research Ali Baba), Kevin Xu (Senior Advisor, National Smart City, China), Nasir Naqvi (Executive Director National Information Technology Board (NITB).

And Zohair Khaliq (Member PM IT Task Force), Nadeem Malik (Member PM IT Task Force), Azhar Rizvi (Advisor to Govt of Sindh), Faisal Iqbal (Director General NITB) and Omar J Gillani (Regional Director South East Asia Enclude).

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KPITB inviting investors for Pakistan’s first Digital City at Haripur

The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa disclosed to build Pakistan’s first ever digital city. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa IT Board (KPITB) is alluring investors for Pakistan’s first Digital City, to be based out of Haripur, on the periphery of capital’s Margalla Hills.

KPITB inviting investors for Pakistan's first Digital City at Haripur

Kamran Khan Bangash, who is the Special Assistant to Chief Minister KPK Mehmood Khan on Science & Information Technology, announced this flouting handout.

Industrial renaissance in Information Technology (IT Sector) is the blubber of the instance. We are soliciting prelude survey from National and International investors/industries for “Pakistan Digital City Haripur,” only 30 minutes’ drive from Islamabad, he further said.

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board (KPITB) has also made it recognized that they will change the site into a platform where a variety of businesses and tech corporations could operate.

Pakistan Digital City would allow the companies to obtain the land on charter and welcomed private investors to play a part in the golden initiative.

The Haripur site has been selected for its close immediacy to the capital city of Islamabad and its newly built airport. The charming location will provide land with a rich infrastructure to a diverse range of businesses and technology firms on the leasing element.

In order to build the Pakistan Digital City in harmony with industry requirements, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board (KPITB) has launched a first round demand form for investors to gain feedback and requirements from potential investors.

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board (KPITB) preliminary demand form is open to investors across the following industry areas:

  • Software Houses
  • Technology Incubators
  • Electronic Manufacturers
  • Mobile, Computer and Peripheral Manufacturers
  • Communications Equipment Manufacturers
  • Semiconductor and other electronic Manufacturers
  • Audio, Video and Wearable Device Manufacturers
  • Academic Institutes (Universities/Campuses)
  • Hospitality Services Industry
  • Linguistic Training Providers
  • Business Process Outsourcing Firms

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Pakistani IT companies flaunt products at China hi-tech fair in Shenzhen

Pakistan’s Information Technology (IT) companies flaunt their products at the Belt and Road  pavilion in the leading china hi-tech fair opened in Shenzhen in South China’s Guangdong province.  

Pakistani IT companies flaunt products at China hi-tech fair in Shenzhen

Pakistani six companies including Stella Technology, Zekab and ExportHub  were shortlisted and facilitated by Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) for taking part in the china hi-tech fair .

Pakistani shortlisted companies had a greater opportunity to showcase their stuffs to explore business opportunities and seeking partnership from Chinese entrepreneurs. Selected companies must get benefit from the experience of Chinese companies which are ahead of us in Information Technology (IT) sector .

China Hi-Tech fair theme  is “New Development Concept for High-Quality Growth” at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center.  CHTF has become an important window for China’s high-tech sector an d the most efficient high-tech trading platform, known as the “No. 1 Fair of China’s Science and Technology”.

The wide-ranging exhibitions platform the products brought by enterprises, universities, scientific research institutions, innovation centers and incubation centers.The event has pinched more than 3,000 exhibitors from over 30 countries and it will continue for five days .

Covering a total area  of 120,000 square meters, 12 exhibition zones feature hi-tech products in environmental protection, biological sciences, new energy, new materials, military and civil integration, and sensor technology.

Professional exhibitions c over fields of IT, energy conservation, environmental protection, new energy, green building, new materials, smart medical health, aerospace science and technology, photo electricity, smart city, advanced manufacturing, military and civilian integration, sensor technology and IT applications.

Hi-Tech fair organizers have arranged corresponding meetings between overseas purchasers and domestic hi-tech companies, and investigation tours for international exhibitors.

Pakistani companies flaunt their products at CHTF in a wide domain can bring mammoth and extremely large opportunities for Pakistan to flourish in the IT sector and on the sentry for partnership from worldwide entrepreneurs.

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نیشنل ہائی وے اتھارٹی نے مسافروں کی سہولت کے لیے موبائل ایپ متعارف کرادی

اسلام آباد (مانیٹرنگ ڈیسک) وزیراعظم عمران خان کی ہدایت پر نیشنل ہائی وے اتھارٹی (این ایچ اے) نے مسافروں کی سہولت کے لیے موبائل ایپ متعارف کرادی جو 12 ہزار کلومیٹر شاہراؤں کی مکمل تفصیل سے آگاہ رکھے گی۔ تفصیلات کے مطابق این ایچ اے کی جانب سے اسلام آباد میں تقریب کا انعقاد کیا گیا جس میں وزیرمملکت برائے مواصلات مراد سعید اور نیشنل ہائی وے اتھارٹی کے حکام نے شرکت کی۔

وزیرمملکت برائے مواصلات نے موبائل ایپ کا افتتاح کرتے ہوئے کہا کہ ملک بھر کے موٹر ویز اور ہائی ویز کو ایک ہی ایپ میں منسلک کردیا گیا، اب این ایچ اے کی تمام تفصیلات عوام کے سامنے موجود ہیں۔ تقریب میں اظہار خیال کرتے ہوئے اُن کا کہنا تھا کہ حکومت نے100روزہ پلان کے اہداف 70 روز میں پورے کئے، ہم نے این ایچ اے کی 128کروڑ مالیت کی زمین واگزار کرائی اور محکمے کی اضافی گاڑیاں بھی نیلامی کے لئے پیش کیں۔ وزیر مملکت کا کہنا تھا کہ ذرائع آمدن میں 750 ملین اضافہ ہوگیا، این ایچ اے نے صرف 50 دنوں میں ملکی خزانے کو 344 کروڑ روپے کا فائدہ پہنچایا۔ انہوں نے اعلان کیا کہ وزیراعظم کی ہدایت کے مطابق 5 نئے منصوبے شروع کرنے جارہے ہیں، حیدرآباد تا سکھر کا موٹروے بھی تکمیل کے آخری مراحل میں ہے۔ ایپلیکشن کے فوائد عوام 12 ہزار کلومیٹر تک موٹروے کا موسم، ٹریفک کی روانی، روڈ کی بندش کے حوالے جان سکیں گے جبکہ ملک بھر کے تمام ہائی ویز موٹرویز پر موجود رکاوٹوں، روڈ سیفٹی، ٹال ریٹس، موٹروے پولیس کے بارے میں معلومات ایک ٹچ پر آسانی سے حاصل کرسکیں گے۔

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