Strategic Objective 5

IT INITIATIVE

  • Promulgate ICT Standards; clearly defining the compliance requirements for IT Industry including Cyber Security
  • Establish Common Digital and Cyber Security Framework for e-Governance
  • A National Cyber and Information Security Agency (NCISA) must be established, working under the security & intelligence apparatus
  • Consolidate citizens’ data into the NADRA database
  • Build green (eco-friendly), fast and secure digital infrastructure across the Country
  • Pakistan is already a water scarce Country and it is being rapidly effected by climate change. Whereas its population and economy primarily depend on agriculture which mandates utilization of smart water management systems for irrigation and use of data enabled agriculture
  • Identify and resolve issues faced by SMEs in terms of import and export of IT equipment and services, and transfer of funds for the same
  • For government procurements, local producers must be given preference over foreign vendors
  • Build Pakistan’s image as an IT and business friendly country
  • Encourage large MNCs to open local offices and invest in Pakistan
  • Identify in-demand digital skills in global IT landscape and update the curriculum based on commodity skills
  • In view of the recommendation at para 11; creation of a post of Member Education in MoIT is recommended
  • Security of financial data
  • Friendly “One Shop Solution” for all IT queries; and a dashboard is required to support growth of IT Industry
  • Establishment of Centres of IT Excellence (CITE) to promote R&D and innovation
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NBI IT Associates Meeting

NBI IT Group Meeting was organized by Convener of NBI IT Group Mr Saleem Laliwala on 27 July 2019 at Services Mess Club. The agenda of this meeting was to promote IT Education in Pakistan from beginning level and what measures and initiatives should be taken to bring change

Nation Building through IT

On 23 December 2018, Nation Building Initiative organized a Seminar Nation Building through IT at Bahria Auditorium Karachi. In this seminar, Minister for IT and Telecommunication Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui was invited as Chief Guest. Other dignitaries and IT experts joined the panel discussion session to advice the Ministry of IT for taking initiative for prosperity of Pakistan

IT Experts Networking

In April 2019, Nation Building Initiative organized a Networking Seminar of IT Experts at Services Mess Karachi where the Minister for IT and Telecommunication Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui addressed as Chief Guest and urged IT experts and IT educationists to contribute in the development of Nation through IT.

ICT in Defence Strategic Reforms

On April 2019, President NBI V Adm S A Hussaini (Retd.) was invited by Computer Science Department of University of Karachi at Seminar on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Defence Strategic Reforms.