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Startups to showcase products at Plan9’s Launchpad

Startups to showcase products at Plan9’s Launchpad

Plan9’s Launchpad will be held at Arfa Software Technology Park in Lahore between July 19 and July 23. The five-day event, organized by the technology incubator of the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), will consist of talks, workshops and a competition where …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

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

PITB Launches First Ever Nationwide IT Industry Census

IT policy draft has been shared with Planning and Development Department and will hopefully be approved by the cabinet in four to six weeks: Dr Saif. The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has launched the country’s first ever IT industry census. This …Continue reading

Building Smart Cities in Pakistan

There is a pressing need to deploy new technologies for city governments for better management of urban centers. The concept of a “Smart City” is a relatively new one in the realm of modern day urban development and is being adopted by …Continue reading

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