Provincial Minister Atif Khan while announcing IT education to the youth said that information technology would be used for better governance and elimination of irregularities.
These views were expressed by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Science and Information Technology Atif Khan, who announced that he was introducing a paperless summary system, would train 4,000 employees and set up Citizen Facilitation Centers in 20 districts by next year.
Atif Khan said that IT training would be imparted to 1 lakh youth at a cost of Rs. 1 billion in a year. These youths would be trained for 3 to 6 months.
The provincial minister said that India has trained people and that is why it is ahead of us in IT. Rs 2 billion has been allocated in the budget for I-University.
Atif Khan said that they are developing an application through which a lot of information and work can be done sitting at home. Will not be with any secretary.
He said that after these initiatives, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is the first province in Pakistan to move towards digital governance.