Smart village project is another step realizing vision of digital Pakistan: Amin

Zubair Qureshi

Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication through Universal Service Fund have launched a “Smart Village” project in four provinces, Islamabad and Gilgit-Baltistan.

Under the project a center will be set up in a backward village of all the federal units and that centre will be equipped with modern facilities from which not only the people of the area will be trained to use IT facilities but also they will be encouraged to incorporate it in their daily life.

Chief Guest of the ceremony, Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication, Syed Aminul Haque inaugurated the Smart Village Project.

Addressing the ceremony, Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication, Syed Amin Ul Haque said: “Smart Village project is another step towards realizing Prime Minister’s vision of Digital Pakistan.

The project emphasizes on the whole-of-government approach and promote cross-sector collaboration and multi-stakeholder engagement to further improve cost-effectiveness and sharing of resources and expertise in delivering the services to citizens.

Initially one Smart Village will be established each at Islamabad, Punjab, Balochistan, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan”.

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