Science and Technology & Information Technology Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa hosted the first Youth Tech Festival 2022 in Mardan in collaboration with the Directorate General of Science & Technology and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board - KPITB at Abdul Wali Khan University, Shankar Campus Mardan
Technology has taken huge strides in the last few years by transforming into a knowledge-based economy. This shift has brought better choices and conditions for economic prosperity to developing nations and economies in transition. Taking advantage of the same transition, DoST KP serves as the premier S&T body that provides guidance, leadership, and coordination for all scientific and technological activities by formulating policies, programs, and projects in KP....
Countries that have invested heavily in Science & Technology have Succeeded in achieving rapid and sustained economic growth. In this era of globalization and computation, Pakistan needs to acquire scientific and technological (S&T) capabilities to maintain a comparative edge ....
In an era when the global focus is now concentrated on the knowledge based industries, bringing innovation in the field has become critical to national development priorities. To achieve this objective, the vision of DoST KP is to serve as the best catalyst for leading scientific and technological development into the digital era....
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Directorate General of Science and Technology in collaboration with UET Peshawar (Department of Mechatronics) successfully held a 2-day mega event Youth Robo Tec '22 to engage students in STEM-related fields and encourage their creative thinking and problem-solving skills.
The Directorate General of Science and Technology organized KP Investors Baithak, a one-day Pak-Seattle Tech Connections Meetup where Investors from Seattle, USA visited Peshawar and had a meet-up with KP-based potential Science & Technology and IT startups.
Funded and supported by the Directorate General of Science and Technology (DoST), The Catalyst GIK Incubator is a state-of-the-art technology incubator and the only residential incubator in Pakistan, where startups reside on the campus free of cost and primarily spend most of their time engaged in other promising and innovative ideas.
The Directorate General of Science and Technology hosted KP’s first Natural Resources convention to leverage the power of science and technology for uplifting scientific interventions in eight key natural resource areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
DoST held meeting with the Task forces constituted in eight key natural resources that are unique to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and have been identified for R&D investments. The meeting was chaired by Director General, DoST Sajid Hussain Shah with a group of diverse sectoral stakeholders.
The Directorate General of Science & Technology and Pak Austria Fachhochschule partners for building the capacity of Newly Merged Areas youth under the larger SkillUp KP Programme, which aims to provide for local, national, and international highly skilled workforce.
The Directorate General of Science & Technology has been successful in conducting its first residential STEAM Summer Camp exclusively for the male and female students of secondary level from Newly Merged Districts in two phases.