CM for another IT park in the city
The PTI meeting strongly condemned the unconstitutional and illegal step of changing the special status of Occupied Kashmir and Indian cruelties against Kashmiris in Occupied Kashmir. The participants expressed their complete solidarity with the Kashmiri people.
The governing bodies meeting of Punjab and Southern Punjab chapters of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) was held at Punjab Secretariat under the chair of Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar in which President PTI Punjab Ijaz Ch. and members of governing bodies were present. Addressing the meeting, Usman Buzdar said that I have announced to name one road in every district and one park in every division after Kashmir and the Commissioners and DCs have issued instructions to early identify roads and parks.
The dream of Prime Minister Imran Khan to bring change will be given practical shape, he added. He said that record legislation has been made by the Punjab government during the last one year and new examples of austerity and prudential prudence have been set. I am happy to meet with the provincial office-bearers of the party and consultations will be continued.
He said that party structure will be further strengthened and genuine demands of party workers and office-bearers will be fulfilled. I don’t have any other agenda except public service, he added. The chief minister said that every possible step will be taken in the best interest of the country and the province and party workers will be given respect and honour. The doors of CM Office are open to you, he added.
The Punjab government has decided to construct another IT park in the city adjacent to Arfa Software Technology Park by the end of this year.
Chief Minister Punjab, Sardar Usman Buzdar announced this in a meeting on Tuesday in which performance, progress made on different programs and future roadmap of Punjab Information Technology Board (PTIB) was reviewed at length. The province of Punjab will be developed as an IT hub and every possible effort will be made to develop the IT sector on modern lines.
Addressing the meeting, the chief minister said that the promotion of information and communication technologies in different sectors will bring ease in the lives of the citizens, adding that ICT will be exterously utilised to develop the outdated system on modern lines. He opined that the adoption of e-governance and e-service delivery is the need of the hour as both will facilitate the people.
He directed that every public complaint lodged through the Chief Minister’s Complaint Centre (0800-02345) should be timely disposed of. It was further decided to introduce a computerised application for the promotion of tourism. This application will contain all the necessary information and other details about tourist-spots in the province. Usman Buzdar said that as much as 31 services are being provided to the people at 10 khidmat centres; and keeping in view their utility, it has been decided to establish new khidmat centres in 27 districts. He expressed satisfaction that the total number of services offered at khidmat centres has, now, reached to 43. Meanwhile, regional tech incubation centres will be established in nine Divisions under Punjab Innovate Program, he said.
The chief minister maintained that e-payment gateway program will help the citizens to pay their taxes and other dues online. He announced that the latest IT system has been installed in nine Division to maintain direct liaison with the people adding that this facility would help to solve their problems. Along with it, a smart monitoring system has also been devised and planning, funding and implementation of development projects would be possible through this it.