Govt To Develop IT Sector On Modern Lines, Says Minister

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He was speaking at the closing ceremony of the Cadence EDA Tools educational program at the University of Engineering and Technology Lahore on Tuesday. Under this specialized educational program on Cadence EDA, a complete of 16 trainees from 8 leading educational institutes of Punjab got their hands-on training of Cadence tools.

National and International experts shared their diversified experiences with the attendees. the educational program came to an end with a closing ceremony which was graced by the Minister for education Raja Yasir Humayun Sarfaraz together with his presence as a Chief Guest. Director Al-Khwarizmi Institute of computing (KICS), Prof. Dr. Waqar Mahmood briefed the Chair on different aspects of the training.

Vice-Chancellor shared promising news and a hit story of a young research team from UET comprising Dr. Tayyab, Dr. Tahir, Dr. Obaid, and Umar Shahid who have recently been qualified for the Google E-Fabex program for his or her unique chip design to regulate motion.

It is a matter of utmost privilege and pride for UET that after being acknowledged by the Google IEEE Solid State Devices have committed to completely sponsor the project, the VC said.

The Minister appreciated the UET VC Dr. Syed Mansoor Sarwar and Director KICS, Prof. Dr. Waqar Mahmood for his or her untiring efforts in the execution of the project. “Unfortunately, our IT sector couldn’t progress over the past few years but now University of Engineering & Technology Lahore is ready within the right direction and right path which will ultimately help IT sector of the country to the touch the skies”, he added.

He emphasized the importance of developing quality human resources which will help in job creation and ultimately boost the economy.

“Although UET produces the best resources within the country we’d like to urge more competitive within the international market,” said Raja Yasir Humayun. He assured his maximum support in incentivizing chip design technologies like India so on get maximum traction and quality outcome.

The closing ceremony was concluded with the presentation of certificates, and souvenirs among the participants and trainers of the Cadence EDA tools educational program.

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