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PlanX Set to Host Fintech Conference

PlanX Set to Host Fintech Conference

A Fintech Conference, organised by PlanX Technology Accelerator of the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), will be held on Thursday,  September 21. The conference aims to highlight the challenges faced by Fintech startups in Pakistan and propose solutions for the entrepreneurial ecosystem of …Continue reading

The Role of Technology in Justice Delivery

In his paper titled “Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied”, Anwar (Andy) N. Khan, a professor emeritus of Legal Studies at Canada’s Athabasca University, states that backlog of cases at various courts in India stood at a whopping 30 million in 2015. Timely …Continue reading

Smart Cop on the Beat

Dr. Haider Ashraf is the deputy inspector general (DIG) operations, Lahore. He also serves as a commander of the Punjab Police’s Integrated Command, Control and Communication (PPIC3) system recently established under the Punjab Safe Cities Authority. He is credited with pioneering technological …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

A Startup School for Entrepreneurs

MIT Enterprise Forum Pakistan has launched Startup School, a six-week long training program to provide entrepreneurs with resources and tools to help them turn their startups into successful businesses. Classes will be held at Lahore’s Arfa Software Technology Park from 5 to …Continue reading

Dubai Police Keen to Collaborate With PITB on Technology-Based Police Reforms

Dubai Metropolitan Police has expressed interest in Punjab Information Technology Board’s (PITB) crime mapping and integrated criminal records office systems, which have modus operandi-based search capabilities and an automated human resource management system that offers complete electronic records of profiles and posting …Continue reading

PITB and PSX to Assist Startups in Raising Investment

Dr. Umar Saif, Chairman of the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), and Nadeem Naqvi, Managing Director at Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) in Karachi, have signed an MOU to facilitate entrepreneurs in raising investment for their startups. The foundation to this partnership was …Continue reading

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