Rs16.5b sought for IT, telecom projects

The Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication has sought Rs16.5 billion for its new and ongoing projects in the imminent budget for fiscal 12 months 2023-24.

The standard finances consists of development and non-improvement fees of the IT ministry and its affiliated establishments. The non-improvement expenditure has a share of Rs10.Five billion within the usual IT and telecom budget.

The ministry has asked for allocation of Rs6 billion for 28 development tasks under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP).

The ministry is disturbing financing for the digitisation of the presidency, Senate, National Assembly, General Data Protection Regulation Compliance Management System, final touch of Smart Office initiatives in federal ministries and departments, construction of 4 understanding parks in exclusive cities and establishing software generation parks in specific districts.

The IT and telecom ministry has sought an allocation of Rs90.3 million for mission tracking and virtual transformation and Rs230 million for the ongoing Smart Office tasks in federal ministries and departments.It has proposed allocation of Rs20.24 million for facts and communication generation infrastructure inside the presidency and Rs190 million to decorate the best and autonomy of the enterprise in various cities.

An quantity of Rs40.Fifty eight million has been asked for the One Patient-One ID project at the same time as Rs500 million has been demanded for the ongoing projects to make the Senate and National Assembly cyber-green.

It has recommended allocation of Rs150 million for the certification of IT experts and Rs50.14 million for the General Data Protection Regulation Compliance Management System.

The Information and Communication Technology Internship Programme may be earmarked Rs180 million while Rs100 million may be given to the Smart Capital Project thru the Pakistan Stock Exchange.

The ministry needs Rs250 million for the continued initiatives of 25 Software Technology Parks and Rs160 million for the prevailing projects of Karachi IT Park.

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