Burhan Rasool is an IT & e-Governance expert working with PITB since November 2011. He is leading Software Engineering Wing of PITB that is responsible of providing effective technology solutions to all Government Departments for data driven decision making, effective operational and strategic management. Due to his current role he is exercising expertise of Chief Technologist in bringing reforms.
Among various notable projects he has worked as key member in project of ‘Computerization of Police Stations in Punjab’. The systems developed for Punjab Police have been replicated in Sindh and Baluchistan. He is currently focused on deployment of Seibel based Case Flow Management System at the Lahore High Court.
He has been honored by Government of Pakistan for his noteworthy efforts and outstanding achievements in field of IT and for being a contributor in unprecedented adoption of technology in Government Department through in-house development at PITB.
He received the Innovation Hero Award from the Chief Minister Punjab, for his role in developing the (smartphones based) Monitoring Platform that helped a great deal in controlling the dengue epidemic in 2012. The same platform is being used widely in multiple public offices of Punjab to monitor their Field Staff.
In August 2016, he was honored with Young Development Leader Award by (Federal) Planning Commission, Government of Pakistan for his contributions in public sector reforms through technology.
In September 2018, he was selected by the Prime Minister of Pakistan in his Task Force on Austerity & Restructuring Government. He can be reached on Twitter