IT secretary directs speedy utilisation of projects’ fund

Federal Secretary Ministry of IT and Telecommunication Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui has directed the attached departments of the Ministry of IT & Telecom to accelerate the spending of funds allocated for respective projects for their speedy completion.

The Secretary IT directed this while chairing a meeting about Progress Review of PSDP FY-2020-21 here, said a press release issued on Friday.

The meeting discussed ongoing IT projects and reviewed pace of working on the projects.

He said that speedy utilisation of funds for the ongoing projects is vital for their timely completion.

Earlier, the chair was given detailed briefing about working and utilization of funds of IT projects of the Ministry of IT & Telecom.

The meeting was attended by senior officers of Ministry of IT & Telecom and representatives of National Information Technology Board (NITB), Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB), Special Communications Organisation (SCO), Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) and Pak-Austria Institute of Artificial Intelligence, Haripur.