Information Technology Programme to create new job opportunities

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Standing Committee on Communication (FPCCI) Muhammad Noman Saigal said on Wednesday Information Technology training and literacy plays a vital role in IT development in Pakistan. He underscored the need for focusing on the basic training in IT education to enable a common man to do their day to day work using computer.

Provincial and Federal Government have started some projects, should expand the structure by enhancing the volume of projects from Districts, Towns to UCs and Tehsils, he stressed. More interaction is required by the private sector in this regards, he added.

He urged that fifty percent of IT budget should be used for the Literacy Projects adding this would also help to create employment all over the country. He stated that in the new schemes of IT sectors new projects could be launched to help the public sector to literate people on IT. Even IT education could be made essential in the country and everybody should be bound to study IT and get technical and practical training to use it, he added.

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