Dated:2018-2-2

The Board of Directors of Ignite - National Technology Fund (formerly National ICT R&D Fund) under the chairmanship of Mrs. Anusha Rahman, Minister of State for IT & Telecom reviewed the progress on award of National Incubation Center Quetta.

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58th Board Meeting Ignite - National Technology Fund


ISLAMABAD – February 02, 2018. The Board of Directors of Ignite - National Technology Fund (formerly National ICT R&D Fund) under the chairmanship of Mrs. Anusha Rahman, Minister of State for IT & Telecom reviewed the progress on award of National Incubation Center Quetta. On the recommendation of the Ignite company, the Board resolved to approve, the award of NIC Quetta contract to M/S Lums/BUITEMS. 

The Minister also reviewed the timeline for inauguration of National Incubation Center Karachi for which the contract between Ignite and LMKT was signed on 01 February 2018 in a ceremony held at PM Secretariat Islamabad. 

The Board also congratulated the Ignite team on successful launch of DigiSkills Training Program in a ceremony which was graced by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.

The Board directed the Ignite company to ensure that Digiskills program is launched within the timelines given by the Board and in the contract.