The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s government has ambitions regarding development in science and technology. And they have initiated some groundwork to achieve it. If they get successful, it can bring a change in our society.
KPK’s government to formulate its first Sci-tech policy
The KP’s government gave an announcement two days ago. In which they told that they are currently working on the first ever sci-tech and investigation policy of the country. The main aim and target of the policy is to modernize IT sector. And to provide an efficient service to all the users and stakeholders at board. It will also provide new work incentives to citizens of the KPK. Ultimately, it will strengthen the IT industry of the whole country.
The adviser to Chief minister on Information technology Kamran Bangash had briefed about the policy. He told that a team of experts are working on the formulation of policy. As the government has established first cyber emergency response center of the province. Furthermore, the government has also planned to establish seven model science libraries around the province. That will be truly affective for developing learning process.
In addition to that, the art information technology centers will be built across the districts. And seven other facilitation centers will be established in the merged districts. It is the government’s top preference to provide modern equipment to the journalists and other media personnel. A free Wi-Fi service will also be rendered to Peshawar press club by 10th of November. It is a part of government’s bigger plan to spread free Wi-Fi across all public places and educational institutions.
According to the officials, the endowment fund of Rs. 100 million will soon be ratified by cabinet. The KPK government has already claimed that they are ahead of other provinces in IT sector. We wish that the policy formulation becomes triumphant. And lay footprints for other provinces to follow the same route of development.