PESHAWAR: Certificates worth about Rs 6 billion were signed in the IT sector at the Chief Minister’s House in Peshawar.
People’s Government Agreement signed between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa IT Board and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Mobilization and Netsol.
Agreement for establishment of Science Museum in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa signed between Directorate of Science and Technology and GSK.
An agreement was also signed between KPIT Board and NADRA regarding the plan to set up Citizen Facilitation Centers.
All agreements are key to the KP Digital Transformer Program. Minister of Science and Information Technology Atif Khan
An agreement was also reached between the KPIT Board and Udacity for 400 young people to get nano degrees. Under this agreement, youth will be provided advanced digital skills training. Advanced digital skills include data science, cloud computing, cyber security, etc.
The establishment of Digital City Haripur will provide facilities to the IT industry. In the first phase, Citizen Facilitation Centers will be launched at the divisional level and seven mobile facilities in the province.
In the second phase, the establishment of Citizen Facilitation Centers in all the districts of the province will be expanded. Citizen Facilitation Centers will provide one window service to the public. In the first phase, 19 services of various departments will be provided to the public which will be expanded later.
The CFC will not only free the citizens from the hassle of various offices but will also ensure transparency.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Science and Technology Museum will be the first state-of-the-art museum in Pakistan. A science museum is being set up in the province at a cost of Rs. 3 billion.
The establishment of a science and technology museum will increase the trend towards new scientific research among children and youth.