Two-day International IT Conference from Saturday

LAHORE, Pakistan: The Pakistan Information Technology Board (PITB)’s entrepreneurship wing is holding two-day International IT Conference in Lahore from November 11.

The event will showcase work of 400 commercially successful and viable Startups, 40-50 successful foreign corporate and media persons including 3000 IT companies.

The event will bring technology to the average Pakistani and inspire them to join the debate for the future. Intersection of history, culture and media with technology would be focused while role of technology in journalism would also be discussed to assess the impact of news on web and its monetization.

The event is structured around the use of technology in all aspects of life and is supposed to be a technology and culture festival to give Pakistanis an opportunity to celebrate and to initiate important discussion on the use of Technology.

PITB trains 140 traffic wardens for paperless environment

Meanwhile, to establish paperless environment at offices of the City Traffic Police Lahore (CTPL), the PITB and the CTPL has collaborated to initiate four weeks training classes with multiple sessions including basic IT training for traffic wardens.

As many as 140 wardens are attending the training which is the first ever transition initiative of its kind.

Reviewing the collaboration, the founding Vice Chancellor of Information Technology University (ITU) the Punjab, Chairman PITB and Advisor to the CM Punjab Dr Umar Saif directed the PITB to make innovative improvements to get effective results from the training. ‘Paperless Environment’ for the CTPL will also facilitate citizens in considerable ways.

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The chairman was informed during a meeting that the ‘Paperless Environment’ for the CTPL would enhance performance of services and it would also help in time reducing process for a comprehensive database of the traffic police.


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