Ministry of Information and Technology Will Provide E-Commerce platform to craft Micro-SMEs
According to a report showing Ministry of Information and Technology’s performance at some point of the primary a hundred days, MoIT plans on creating an e-commerce platform to carry 1,000 nearby craft Micro-Small and Medium Enterprises online.
The undertaking encompassing this entire setup is named as “The Artisan” challenge. It has been approved via Universal Service Fund (USF) Board in Public Private Partnership mode and will provide a web platform for craft MSMEs from fields together with leather-based, carpet, furniture, textile, rings, and pottery using taking 1,000 craft MSMEs onboard over the following few years.
The documents additionally throw mild over the steps taken through the ministry to improve virtual abilities in women. Through the Information and Communications Technologies for Girls Project (ICTs for Girls), 70 running shoes had been educated by way of Facebook and 35 running shoes by United Nations to widen its impact over 1,10,000 women throughout Pakistan.
Ministry of Information and Technology has also launched a Digiskills program to teach and facilitate freelancers. 10,000 people had been skilled thru this software, with the projection of revenue generated thru this application to exceed $forty million in keeping with the year.
These initiatives, specifically the e-trade platform for craft MSMEs, will help provide a web presence to small companies in Pakistan, helping them enlarge their outreach to a much wider target audience.