STAFF REPORT ISB: Minister of State for IT andTelecom Anusha Rahman has directed the PSEB management to vigorously pursue the strategic plan including standardization of the local IT industry by fulfilling all codal formalities and asked to hire a pool of competent auditors for award of accreditation.She was chairing the PSEB Board of Directors meeting which was also attended by Secretary IT Azmat Ali Ranjha, MD PSEB Asim Shaher Yar, Salim Ullah Ghauri, Chairman P@sha, and others.The meeting was convened to review the strategic plan of PSEB. The MD PSEB presented the roadmap of certification and accreditation of IT companies. The Board showed concern regarding low impact productivity initiatives of PSEB and directed newly appointed the MD PSEB to gear up the efforts to ensure corrective measure to revive the organization, aligned with IT mandate to promote IT industry.

The Board also unanimously approved the proposed operation budget for fiscal year 2014-15.The Board directed PSEB to adopt paper less environment update its database of all IT companies showing their specialization in IT sector.

The minister further directed PSEB to engage IT companies to participate in developing content for domestic market after the inception of 3G/4G, and further desired for PSEB to collaborate with NITB for finalizing incubator programme for young entrepreneurship and the strategic plan 2014-2015.

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