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PITB, GB Department of Education & Special Education sign DoU for deployment of Online Student Information System across GB

08:40 PM | 30 Dec, 2022
PITB, GB Department of Education & Special Education sign DoU for deployment of Online Student Information System across GB

LAHORE – Department of Education and Special Education, Gilgit Baltistan and Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) on Friday signed a Document of Understanding (DoU) for deployment of Online Student Information System across Gilgit Baltistan in a ceremony held at Arfa Software Technology Park (ASTP). 

The ceremony was chaired by Punjab Information Technology (IT) Minister Dr Arslan Khalid. GB Department of Education & Special Education Secretary Rana Muhammad Saleem Afzal, PITB Chairman Syed Bilal Haider were also present on the occasion. 

Gilgit Baltistan Department of Education & Special Education Secretary Rana Muhammad Saleem Afzal and PITB Director General (DG) IT Solutions Waqar Naeem Qureshi signed the DoU on behalf of their respective organisations. Other officials included PITB DG e-Governance Sajid Latif, Additional Director General Waseem Bhatti, Joint Director Sajjad Qureshi and Gilgit Baltistan DG Education Majeed Khan.

On this occasion, PITB Chairman Syed Bilal Haider briefed the participants about the scope of the collaboration and how PITB will be facilitating the GB Department of Education and Special Education with a range of IT interventions in multiple domains.

Punjab IT Minister Dr Arslan Khalid remarked that PITB was fully committed to helping Gilgit Baltistan with a number of ICT solutions aimed at improving governance. “The population of Gilgit Baltistan is relatively more tech-savvy; hence it is the need of the hour that government departments of GB incorporated Information Technology in their processes,” he said.

GB Department of Education & Special Education Secretary Rana Muhammad Saleem Afzal stated that PITB’s facilitation in the ICT domain was a gift from Punjab to the people of GB.

It is pertinent to mention here that the Document of Understanding was signed to enhance the IT capacity of the client department by improving data collection processes and usage of real-time reports and dashboards for effective and informed decision making. 

According to the Document of Understanding, PITB will develop and deploy the Student Information System; Self-Reporting Attendance Module for Students, Teachers & Staff; e-License for Private Schools; Admin Panel for registration of schools and Electronic Filing & Office Automation System (e-FOAS) across Gilgit Baltistan.

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PKR exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 22 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely same against US Dollar and other currencies on April 22, 2024 Monday.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro stands at 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound hovers at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71

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