NTC to Set-up State of the Art “Technical Training Academy” for Young Telecom Graduates

Islamabad (October 04, 2016): – Minister of State for IT & Telecom Mrs. Anusha Rahman has directed NTC Management to prepare proposals for establishment of a state-of-the-art “Technical Training Academy” for young telecom graduates in order to enhance their employability potential. She stated this while chairing 90th NTC Management Board Meeting here at NTC HQ’s last day. Managing Director NTC Viqar Rashid Khan and Special Secretary Finance Dr. Shujat Ali were also present in the meeting, Joint Secretary (Development) and Joint Secretary (Admin) from MoIT also attended the meeting as special invitee’s.

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Managing Director NTC (Chairman NTC has been re-designated as Managing Director on the instructions of MoIT some days ago) Brigadier (R) Viqar Rashid Khan apprised the board that NTC has made remarkable progress during last three years under the leadership of MoS IT & Telecom Mrs. Anusha Rahman and expanded its infrastructure throughout the country. Moreover, NTC has also achieved 36% growth in broadband sphere. He further informed the board that NTC has totally reinvented and transformed itself by installing state-of-the-art network exchanges and not only increased its consumer base but also earned a net profit of Rs. 257 million, which is a record performance in public sector.

MD, NTC further expressed that NTC has established first cloud based National Data Centre with strenuous efforts in order to provide a secure environment to Government entities to host their data and applications.

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