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Smart Cop on the Beat

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

The concept of a “Smart City” is a relatively new one in the realm of modern day urban development and is being adopted by different cities in the world in the pursuit to serve their citizens in the best possible manner. Simply, …Continue reading

Private Tutoring Goes Digital

Private tutoring is a multibillion dollar industry and according to estimates put together by a leading market research firm, Global Industry Analyst, it will reach 102.8 billion dollars by the year 2018, and double the amount by the year 2020. Private tuitions …Continue reading

A More Efficient Way of Solving Civic Problems Using Technology

There is a large open manhole on the road leading to your home. The pungent smell of the toxic sewer gases being released from it makes you want to avoid that area as much as possible. What do you do now? You …Continue reading

Social Media Toolkit, Campus News Portal and Coursework Assistance Startups Win at Momentum Tech

SocialChamp, a startup providing social media management tools, was declared the winner of a startup pitch competition held at the two-day Momentum Conference in Karachi this week. The first runner up was CampusFeed. It offers an online platform to college and university …Continue reading

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