ICT R&D FUND COMPANY WILL START NATIONAL
TECHNICAL TRAINING PROGRAM FOR ICTS SKILL DEVELOPMENT SOON
Chitral Times Report
ISLAMABAD: Minister of state for IT & Telecom Mrs Anusha
Rehman has directed CEO ICT R&d Fund Company to float an RFP of the
National technical training program approved in the previous board
meeting for development of ICT skills required for employability in
the sector so that our youngsters could be turned in to a skillful
Human Resource after getting an appropriate ICTs training. She
stated this while Chairing 50th Board of directors Meeting of ICT
R&d fund Co. here at ministry of IT today. The Board approved
training of 10 lakh youngster in freelancing skill set in the next
5 years. The purpose of the meeting was to review the status and
pace of on going different projects of ICT R&D Fund Company .
The Board was apprised by the CEO that 8th March was announced as
cut off date for submission of proposals for establishment of 4
more Incubation Centers and we are receiving very encouraging
feedback from the industry which speaks volume of their level of
interest and trust in our ICT related endeavors. The Board were
also presented draft RFP for start ups for IOT , FinTech, and
The Minister was also informed that she has chaired 25 consecutive
board meetings of ICT R&D Fund Company within last three years.
Anusha Rehman said that our government attaches highest priority to
ICTs development to materialize Prime Minister Mohammad
Nawaz Sharif vision of “Accelerated Digitization”.She directed the
Company to gear up their efforts to meet all given timelines for
all 7 incubation centred within stipulated time frame.
Federal secretary IT Mr.Rizwan Bashir khan, Member Telecom Mudasar
Hussain, Member HR, CEO ICT R&D Co.Mr Yousaf Hassan and other board
members were also present in the meeting.