Sindh IT board constituted
KARACHI- The Sindh government has constituted the Sindh Information Technology Board (SITB) with the governor Sindh as its Chairman.
According to official sources, the minister for planning and development would be its the board’s vice-chairman, the additional chief secretary (development) and the additional chief secretary (finance) and the deputy director IT Centre, planning and development department will be its members. The director IT Board would be member and secretary.
Members from the private sector include dean Karachi Institute of Information Technology, Dr Zubair Ahmed Shaikh, project director of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Dr Javed Leghari, Syed Khursheed Akbar Shah of SITE Karachi, Rasim Rabbani, Muhammad Awais of the SBS, Safi Qureshi and Ms Salma Abbasi.
The co-opted members of the board are the advisor (IT), ministry of science and technology, the technological advisor (science and technology), planning and development department Sindh, the president Pakistan Software Houses Association (PASHA), the president Computer Society of Pakistan (Sindh-Karachi chapter) and the managing director Pakistan Software Export Board, Sindh, Karachi chapter.