RFP – ICT for Women Entrepreneurship Development Program

The “Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund), Company”, registered under Section 42 of the Companies Ordinance 1984, is engaged in promotion of Research, Development and Innovation activities with a view to creating a knowledge economy.

The Company through this RFP intends to invite proposals from qualified licensed/registered legal entities to provide services to train women entrepreneurs to leverage ICT for their businesses. The applicant entities should be on Active Taxpayers List (ATL) of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR).

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Proposal in sealed envelope, clearly marked “RFP–ICT for Women Entrepreneurship Development Program” must reach at the address given below by 1500hrs on March 6, 2017.

All correspondence on the subject may be addressed to the undersigned.

Manager Procurement

Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund)

6th Floor, HBL Tower, Jinnah Avenue, Blue Area, Islamabad

Phone: 051-9215360-5, Cell: 0306 1991234, Fax: 051-9215366

Email: [email protected]

Engr. Baligh-ur-Rehman, Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training was the chief guest. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman HEC, Dr. Syed Ismail Shah, Chairman, CEO Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund) and Chairman PTA, Dr. Arshad Ali, Executive Director HEC, Vice Chancellors, start-ups, entrepreneurs, incubators and people from different walks of life were also present.

Speaking on the occasion, Engr. Baligh-ur-Rehman, Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training, reiterated the Government’s resolve to encourage youth to come forward and play their part in not only betterment of their own lives but also the country’s economy through their contributions to growing and emerging market. He said that Government considers them a real asset that could guarantee a bright future.

A large number of intellectuals, VCs of universities, students and volunteers participated in the event. The speakers, Dr. Shahid Qureshi from IBA Karachi, Dr. Sarfraz Mian from the School of Business, State University of New York, United States, Dr. Faizullah Abbasi, Vice Chancellor Dawood University, Professor Amin Khan VC BUET, Khuzdar, Dr. Iftikhar Hussain, VC UET, Peshawar expressed their views on the various topics of the symposium