THE KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BOARD
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board is a public sector autonomous organization established under an Act of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly in May 2011 for the promotion of Information Technology, Information Technology enabled services and Information Technology enabled education for the public and private sector of the Province of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Mr. Shahid Khan KhattakMinister ST&IT and Transport Department
‘‘The digital technology revolution is widely considered to be the most sweeping and rapid technological revolution in human history. Its impact has been profound, causing major disruptions in industries and services of all kinds, and necessitating significant changes and innovations in policies, institutions, and skills. Recognizing the transformative power of digital technology, KPITB is committed to bringing hundreds of opportunities to digitally transform the province. By leveraging the latest IT and ICT advancements, KPITB is helping individuals and organizations alike to reap maximum benefits from this technological revolution while offering a wealth of opportunities to capitalize on the power of digital technology in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’’
Mr. Zakaullah KhattakSecretary ST&IT Department
‘‘In the last few years, the province has made major strides in the IT sector to overcome its challenges and achieve its ambitions through successful digital transformation. To achieve this vision, the KPITB is carving a differentiated position and a preferred source for providing next-generation digital services in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’’
Dr. Ali MahmudManaging Director, KPITB
‘‘We, at KPITB, have an unwavering commitment and resolve to ensure that the best use of technology is adopted to bring about a positive and sustainable transformation in the public sector, and uplift our private ICT sector. To achieve this, we aim to leverage our youth bulge and develop the next generation of digital workers by tailoring interventions specific to human development. By doing so, we intend to develop a competitive technology sector, and an efficient digital governance framework, that will lead to an increase in ICT exports, and wealth creation for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Pakistan.’’
KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA GOES DIGITAL
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board is striving to adopt the best practices that have led many countries successfully transition towards a digital transformation to achieve the desired objectives and are actively working on four main pillars of the digital policy are, Digital Economy, Digital Access, Digital Skills, and Digital Governance. Under each pillar, multiple projects of different magnitudes and scales are being implemented & executed across the province.
We ensure that all areas of KP are provided with affordable, reliable internet connectivity.
We work on the capacity building of government agencies to use ICTs to improve service delivery, and accountability, with better citizen engagement.
We materialize equitable digital inclusion by improving the quality of education through content and technological resources.
We promote the development of the digital economy as a tool to contribute to the country’s economy.