Chitral Times Report
CHITRAL: E- Chitral aimed to provide ICT Skills in the grass
root level with a major focus on rural communities. E-Chitral
creates partnership with operational IT Institutes across the
district and utilize the resources in provision of skill
development through online and offline trainings.
Those trainings includes short courses, diploma programs,
designing, web developments, online marketing, skill development of
untrained work force and marketing of rural community products.
Additionally this include E-Solar, E-Siyahat, E-Agriculture and
other programs which aimed to provide economic up liftment solution
within the door steps of rural communities.
This is partnership program between public and private sector
companies and organizations including CIT, PIID, NIMIS and Signal
Consultancy in the program management and several IT Institutes in
Chitral as collaborating partners including Pamir Education Society
the largest private sector educational stakeholder in Chitral.
Signal Consultancy Private Limited, Islamabad is the implementation
partner of E-Chitral and hosted the launching ceremony of E-Chitral
in several valleys including Booni, Garam Chashma, Bomborate (Kalash
Valleys) and Chitral Town and in Parabeg Valley.
Mr. Ammar Jaffari CEO – E Pakistan visited Chitral along with Mrs.
Jaffari mid of September. Signal Consultancy arranged a number of
programs during his visit including a meeting with leader in PTDC
Booni, Pamir Degree College Garam Chasham, Kalash Valley and
District Council Chitral Town.
Above 40 Leading organizations / Institutes/ Colleges / Schools /
Universities representatives participated during the launching
ceremony of E-Chitral at District Council Hall.
Mr. Ammar Jaffari was the Chief Guest and Mr. Zahiruddin President
Chitral Press Club was Guest of Honor of the Event. Mr. Abdul
Latift Prsident PTI Chitral also addressed the session and extended
his support for E-Chitral.
Mr. Maghirat Shah District Nazim Extended District Council support
for E- Chitral. Additionally the Nazim has been briefed about E-
Governance project designed by E-Pakistan Team.
Mr. Abdul Latif, President of PTI Chitral demanded about
E-Governance program in the District. He extended his all support
for E-Chitral during the launching ceremony and later on during the
briefing on E- Governance. A briefing the Management of
Professional Development Center, Aga Khan University Chitral held
in PDC Building. The management of PDC headed by Mr. Muhammad Khan
appreciated E- Chitral and shown interest for cooperation in
professional training with major focus on Teachers ICT Education .
Chairman CCDN Chitral Mr. Muhammad Wazir has been brief about
E-Chitral and possible role of CCDN and associated LSOs in E-
Chitral Mr. Sardar Ayub Regional Program Manager Aga Khan Rural
Support Program (AKRSP) Chitral has bee briefed about E-Chitral and
proposed role of participant organizations for the programs. Later
on E- Chitral team visited Kalsh Vally and held meeting with Kalash
Community Leaders to establish E-Skill Center in different Kalash
Valleys E-Chitral Signed an MOU with Mr. Liaqat Chairman Pamir
Nazim Union Council Garam Chashma Mr. Muhammad Hussain extended his
support for PIET Parabeg an E-Skill Center of E-Chitral.