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Transforming Policing Through Technology

Transforming Policing Through Technology

In 2011, the Punjab province saw a deadly outbreak of dengue fever, affecting 21,685 people, of whom 310 lost their lives. To prevent another outbreak the following year, the provincial government undertook a massive dengue surveillance and eradication effort powered by smartphone-based …Continue reading

Mini-drones serving humanitarian purposes stand out at Faisalabad Science Festival

The series of science festivals underway in the country continued this week with the latest edition taking place in Faisalabad on Thursday, May 3. The two-day festival that ended today featured interactive displays and live experiments, some of which involved robotics, sensors …Continue reading

With its first ever science festival, Swat begins to benefit from peace dividends

A two-day science festival for school children is underway in Saidu Sharif, Swat. The aim of the festival is to ignite a spark for science and discovery among students of the region, and to promote better quality of learning available in government …Continue reading

5th Roundtable Conference on IT Today

The 5th Round Table Conference on Information Technology will be held under the auspices of Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB)’s TechHub Connect project today (Monday). Information Technology University (ITU) vice chancellor and PITB Chairman Dr. Umar Saif will open the event at …Continue reading

Sahiwal Coal Power Plant to Add 660 MW to National Grid

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif inaugurated a coal power plant in Sahiwal on May 25th, 2017. The first unit of the Sahiwal Power Project will add 660 megawatts (MW) to the national grid and help in decreasing the energy deficit in the …Continue reading

Hotspot: Punjab

A public-private partnership makes Punjab’s free Wi-Fi hotspots possible. The Punjab government has launched free Wi-Fi hotspots across the province. Behind this ambitious venture is Wifigen, a startup which made the project possible. The company provides free Wi-Fi to customers in exchange …Continue reading

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