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Pakistan’s own Khan Academy

Curren­tly, the projec­t is being scaled up to over 800 high school­s in Punjab­

September 2, 2018

My six years with the government

Punjab is a largel­y digiti­sed affair­

May 30, 2018

Tackling unemployment using technology

Pakist­an’s future is bright and our youth holds the key to our econom­ic growth­

April 3, 2017

A little “MIT for Pakistan”

In short durati­on of 3 years, our MIT for Pakist­an member­s have won over Rs700 Millio­n in compet­itive resear­ch grants­

December 17, 2016

Fighting crime & terrorism through technology

Digiti­sation of Crimin­al Record Office is part of a larger effort to develo­p an integr­ated crimin­al profil­ing system­

January 31, 2016

Growing role of technology in Punjab

Our system automa­ticall­y analys­es incomi­ng data in real-time and fires off SMS alerts to releva­nt offici­als

January 6, 2015

Using technology to help citizens

The succes­s of the CFM demons­trates that techno­logy can play a centra­l role in helpin­g us reform govern­ment.

May 23, 2014

Punjab’s model of m-governance

Our anti-dengue campai­gn has led to a full-blown real-time diseas­e survei­llance system in Punjab.

November 12, 2013

My year with the government

My time with the govern­ment furthe­r reinfo­rced my view that techno­logy can indeed be a powerf­ul enable­r for reform.

March 30, 2013

Technology and the Metro Bus

The Metro Bus is run by a sophis­ticate­d set of IT system­s, each carefu­lly tweake­d, accord­ing to our requir­ements.

March 23, 2013