The Government of the Punjab envisions Information Technologies as a vehicle for transforming the province into a knowledge-based, economically vibrant, democratic and inclusive society. Our vision is that Punjab becomes the top e-Governed, IT-enabled, e-Literate province in the region, is a preferred destination for global IT businesses and becomes a major supplier of skilled IT human resource.
Policy Formulation Process
In view of these principles, the policy formulation process was carried out through three major sets of activities which are discussed briefly as follows:
We are especially grateful to Mr. Salman Ansari, Ms. Jehan Ara and Mr. Yusuf Hussain who reviewed this draft on our request and provided invaluable feedback. A special mention must also be made of McKinsey & Company who reviewed this draft and aligned it with international best practices.
List of Contributors
The Punjab IT policy has been drafted by a group of highly motivated and dedicated team of individuals who worked tirelessly during the last six months to bring this policy draft to fruition. The members of the core team were:
In addition to the core team, a group of highly talented researchers was also engaged during the drafting stage of the policy. These include:
Moreover, a group of highly talented young individuals, who interned with the core team for the IT Policy also need to be acknowledged here. They were: