GIK Delegation Participated at Inaugural ceremony Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Science Agenda
A delegation consisting of senior faculty members and Startups from The Catalyst GIK Incubator participated and exhibited their startup products/services at the inaugural ceremony of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Science Agenda Program.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Science Agenda has been launched by the Directorate General of Science & Technology (DoST)
The Event was also attended by Pro Rector Academics Prof. Dr Wasim A. Khan.
Provincial Minister for Science and Information Technology, Mr. Atif Khan personally inaugurated the program which is designed to link budding entrepreneurs and scientists to the usage and utilization of the numerous resources present in the province.
The Minister for Food, Youth, and ST&IT also visited Booths of Start-ups and appreciated their work as well as assured his departments support for their ventures.
It was stated that 13 science programs will be researched and implemented under the KP Science Agenda Program at an estimated cost of 1.5 billion rupees. These programs include research into archaeology, space sciences, precious stones, biomedicine etc. It is hoped that this program will aid in the strengthening of the provincial economy and will strengthen employment opportunities as well.