KPDigitalPolicyDialogue is a dialogue series started by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board - KPITB. In the first session, we are discussing #CyberSecurity, #Policy, and #Democracy.
The panelists for today's session are Sher Ali Arbab (MNA) Rafi Us Shaan (Chief KP CERC) Rafay Baloch (Cybersecurity advisor PTA) Sidra Jalil (Director Operations Code for Pakistan and Mehzad Sahar (Director Business Security Telenor Pakistan).
With the common goal of making Peshawar a Smart City, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board (KPITB) plans to partner with other stakeholders to achieve the objectives under the Sustainable
Development Goals focusing on urban governance, greening of the city of Peshawar and improving prosperity and innovation.
In this regard, the first MoU has been signed with City District Government.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to extend the Early Programming project to more schools in order to promote science and technology education in government schools. In this way, more computer labs will also be set up in schools, while online training programs of teaching staff will be further promoted.
There are a number of IT startup companies in Abbottabad IT Park that have grown in size and revenue from startups and early-stage businesses to growth-stage businesses now these IT companies plan to move out of the current subsidized space at the IT Park for further future extension and plan to construct their own business setups.
For this purpose, KP ITB has approved the establishment of a Mini-Tech-Estate, along with IT Park, for allotment to growing IT Park companies on Lease/Build-operate-transfer (BOT) basis.
Early Age Programming is a unique initiative and its curriculum includes state of the art tools and technologies of computer programming.Some of these tools are not even adopted by leading Private Schools. Early Age Programming organized two weeks winter vacations Boot camp in Private schools to share the content and technology with students of Private schools
Dr. Amir Saeed, Assistant Professor Institute of Business Management (IoBM) Karachi conducted training workshop on "Branding & Marketing"04th Jan, 2019
Dr. Amir Saeed, Assistant Professor Institute of Business Management (IoBM) Karachi conducted training workshop on "Branding & Marketing" with startups at IM|Durshal Incubation, IMSciences, Peshawar.
Mr. Maroof Afzal Federal Secretary for Information Technology and Mr. Raza Shah, Member IT from Ministry of IT and Telecommunication visit to KPITB office02nd Jan, 2019
Mr. Maroof Afzal Federal Secretary for Information Technology and Mr. Raza Shah, Member IT from Ministry of IT and Telecommunication visited office of KPITB today. The team briefed them about the initiatives being taken by KPITB and expressed its interest to collaborate with the federal government on digital governance.
Meeting Under the chairmanship of Mr. Kamran Bangash Special Assistant to CM Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for ST&IT at KPITB01st Jan, 2019
A meeting was held under the chairmanship of Mr. Kamran Bangash, Special Assistant to CM Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for ST&IT today at KPITB to review the progress of following projects.
- Intelligent Transport System of BRT Peshawar
- Automation of Courts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
- Peshawar Safe City Project
Learn to Earn from Fiverr TRS Session was a great learning opportunity for the startups as well as freelancers from different parts of the region.
The session was broadcasted Live at Durshal Peshawar & Swat, where participants benefited from Aitazaz Khan (Top Rated Seller). Durshal is looking forward to arrange another workshop with hands on experience on FIVERR & other online opportunities.
KPITB creating an impact, bring the change
Special Assistant to CM on ST&IT Kamran Bangash and team #KPITB spent a productive day at city of pines, Abbottabad today.
Looking at the scale of work happening and the opportunities that can be created, we are coming up with some great initiatives for Hazara soon. Stay connected!
Qazi Waheed, Assistant professor IMSciences Peshawar is having a follow-up mentoring session with the IM Durshal startups28th Dec, 2018
Qazi Waheed, Assistant professor IMSciences Peshawar is having a follow-up mentoring session with the IM Durshal startups
For the talented youth and budding entrepreneurs of swat, Stepping into Durshal is the starting point of their next leap forward. Productive awareness sessions about Durshal Gender inclusive spaces and and the next cohort in Kabal Degree College and University of Swat.
Monthly Progress Meeting with Startups to evaluate their Performance. Preparing startups for Acceleration Phase. Durshal taking care of all the needs of it Startups.
KPITB is committed to empower technology startups.Team Durshal visited University of Swabi (UOS) for an interactive awareness session, on Entrepreneurship and Gender Inclusive Durshal.
The efforts of the Durshal Team in empowering the youth were widely appreciated by the audience and were looking forward to avail these opportunities and play a vital role in digital economy.
Team Durshal thanks UOS for being an amazing host.
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