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Over 100,000 students registered through PITB's e-Bikes Portal in Punjab

05:51 PM | 23 Apr, 2024
Over 100,000 students registered through PITB's e-Bikes Portal in Punjab

LAHORE – The e-Bikes Portal, developed by the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) for the Government of Punjab’s initiative of providing 20,000 interest-free motorcycles in instalments to students in Punjab, has successfully registered over 100,000 students.

Through the e-Bikes Portal, students across Punjab have had the opportunity to register for the initiative. More than 16,000 online applications have been received, with over 13,500 students applying for petrol bikes and over 3,800 for e-bikes.

This initiative aims to facilitate students' motorcycle access through a down payment and monthly instalments scheme. The Government of Punjab will cover the markup on the down payment and the bike's monthly instalments. To be eligible for the bikes, students must be regular government or private graduate colleges/universities students aged 18 or above and possess a valid driving license or learner's permit.

In the initial phase, e-bikes will be distributed among students in Lahore, Multan, Faisalabad, Bahawalpur, and Rawalpindi, while petrol bikes will be distributed in other districts. The application deadline is April 29, and students can apply at bikes.punjab.gov.pk.

In this regard, PITB Chairman Faisal Yousaf stated that this transparent system will make it easier for students to obtain bikes, furthering the goal of facilitating education across Punjab.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 23 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 23, 2024 (Thursday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.25 for buying and 280.25 for selling.

Euro moved down to 297 for buying and 300 for selling while British Pound rate is 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.45.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 23 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.25 280.25
Euro EUR 297 300
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.45 74.2
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.52 748.52
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.91
Danish Krone DKK 40.52 40.92
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.3 912.3
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.39 59.99
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.11 172.11
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.92 26.22
Omani Riyal OMR 723.46 731.46
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 26.02 26.32
Swiss Franc CHF 305.97 308.47
Thai Bhat THB 7.67 7.82

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