Balochistan govt to establish IT Parks at Quetta, Gwadar

By Staff Reporter | UrduPoint Jun 30, 2022

QUETTA, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 29th Jun, 2022 ) :TheBalochistangovernmenthas decided to establish the InformationTechnology(IT) Park at provincial capital in a bid to provide one step solution to expand IT enterprises.

The project would be expanded to establish IT parks in other big cities of the province includingGwadar.

The goals of the project were to provide e-governance, public access to digital services, and affordable and high-speedinternetfacility, said an official ofBalochistangovernment.

The decision was taken for the promotion of Information Communication Technologies (ICT) companies in the province through digital capability, digital economy, software and IT, he added.

Thegovernment, he said, had been working for the digital transformation acrossallgovernmentsectors in a phased manner to bring efficiency, effectiveness, and transparency in its processes for moving towards socioeconomic growth and knowledge-based economy.

The broad initiative objectives were not limited to the infrastructure and e-governance support, rather it also aimed at promoting entrepreneurial spirit so that the fruits of thattechnologywould be available to every citizen.

Thegovernmentintended to improve the quality of living standards of its citizens through systematic digital transformation, the official said.

He further said that thegovernmentwould establish a modern centralized data centre in the province and would also strengthen theChief MinisterDelivery Unit.

The e-governance wouldleadto socioeconomic growth,jobcreation, social connectivity, and achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), he said.

The spokesman said that hisgovernmenthad started a uniform development process across the province andallavailable resources were being utilised for the socioeconomic development of the people.

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