11 IT & Telecom Related Projects Approved In DDWP Meeting

Federal Secretary Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui chaired the meeting of Departmental Development Working Party (DDWP) for financial year-2020-21 here on Tuesday.

The meeting was given a detailed briefing about IT and Telecom related projects.

The meeting approved 11 projects worth Rs. 11515 million. Out of these 11 projects five projects are based in AJK and Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) for providing telecom facilities there.

The projects include President Initiative for Cyber Efficient Parliament; Expansion of broadband services in AJ & K AND GB Phase-II; Establishment of Optical Fiber Base Communication link between Karachi and Gwadar along Coastal Highway; Implementation of PECA 2016 and S.R.O 904 (I)/2017 for DIRBS, AJK & GB; Upgradation of Transmission Network and Replacement of OFC in AJ&K and GB; Upgradation of Existing TDM Based Backhaul Microwave with IP Based Backhaul Microwave Network in AJ &K and GB; Protection and up-gradation of Pak-China Phase-I OFC Project for the establishment of cross border connectivity AJ&K and GB; Standardization of Call Center Industry; Activation/Addition of Lawful Intention (LI) Functionality/Features in NTC’s Voice Network & Integration/Inter-Operability with LEA’s Setup; One Patient One ID Federal Govt Hospitals/Dispensaries and Smart Office All Federal Government Organizations/Departments.

The meeting was attended by senior officers of the Ministry of IT and Telecommunication, Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives and Finance Division.

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