August 11, 2020
Stakeholder consultation on Punjab Digital Policy. PITB hosted the fourth policy dialogue on the thematic area of “IT Industry and Entrepreneurship Ecosystem”. Sub-sectors including software industry, BPO, Incubators, Accelerators and Venture Capital were discussed in detail during the session which was chaired by Advisor to CM Punjab, Dr. Salman Shah, Chairman PITB, Azfar Manzoor, DG eGovernance, Sajid Latif and Policy Specialist, M. Afzan Munir represented PITB. Azfar Manzoor briefed the attendees about the key policy areas. Participants included Jehan Ara (The Nest I/O), Asif Peer (Systems Limited), Naseer Akhtar (Infotechofficial), Salman Akhtar (Techlogix), Syed Ali (7 Vals), Ali Mukhtar (Fatima-Gobi Ventures) and Kaleem Ullah (National Incubation Center Lahore). The feedback from the private sector will be included in the upcoming policy document of the Punjab Government.