The Ministry of Information Technology and Telecom would execute 17 new schemes amounting to Rs 7,050 million during the current fiscal year.
For new schemes, the government has allocated Rs 400 million in the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP 2021-22) for establishment of IT park in Karachi, Rs. 365.528 million for hybrid power solution Solarization for remote sites in AJK, Rs. 365.528 million for hybrid power solution Solarization for remote sites in Gilgit Baltistan, Rs 160 million for national centers of Research innovation and entrepreneurship in AAI and allied technologies (NCRIE-AI) feasibility study and Rs 100 million for raising smart capital through private trading market at PSK (PSEB).
While for the ongoing schemes, Rs 955 million were allocated for blended virtual education (VU), Rs 312 million for establishment of SINO-Pak center for artificial intelligence, Rs 616 million. —APP