Science and Information Technology Department

Brief History

The Science and IT Department was established in 2001 as Culture, Information and Information Technology Department. In 2004 the Department Separated and two Departments as Culture and Information, Information Technology Department. In 2008 department further divided into two separate departments and two Departments emerged  as Information Technology and Information Department. After 18th amendment the portfolio of Information Technology Department was Changed to Science and Information Technology Department.

Dr. Rubaba Buledi

Dr. Rubaba Buledi

Parliamentary Secretary

 

The Implementation of e-Governance in the Government sector can potentially increase efficiency, transparency and accountability. Science and Information technology hold the key to the present and future development of any nation to lead National development and to support socio-economic needs.

Muhammad Tayyab

Muhammad Tayyab

Secretary

 

The role of the Science & Information Technology Department (S&IT) is to promote S&IT and to implement programs under national S&IT policies as well as, device & implement provincial S&IT policies/plans. One of the main responsibilities of the department is to implement computerization/digitalization of provincial government business processes leading to e-governance for continuous improvement in the state of efficiency, effectiveness, and transparency in service delivery and decision-making.

Vision and Mission

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Vision

To harness the potential of Science & IT as a key contributor to E-Governance and good Governance in Balochistan

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Mission

To support and facilitate in automation and digitalization of Government business and processes for efficient and effective service delivery to public

Consultation With Science and Information Technology Department

  1. The Science and Information Technology Department shall be consulted by the Administrative/ Attached Departments, District Administration and Autonomous Bodies:
    • Whenever ant IT Intervention is required by the Government.
    • before submission of their such scheme/Project/work for the consideration of PDWP/DSC.
  2.  The Science and IT Department shall examine the IT related proposal on the following grounds:-
    • whether the scheme/project/work is duplication/replication of an existing project/work;
    • whether the cost-cutting can be made by making use of an already available resource in the provincial or federal governments; and 
    • whether there can be any integration/synchronization problems posed by proposal at a later stage.
  3. In Case of any difference in the opinion and point of view S&IT department and the proposing department, the decision of Additional Chief Secretary (Dev) shall be final

Other Functions/Responsibilities:

  • To promote Science & Information Technology.
  • To implement programs under national Science and Information Technology policies as well as to devise and implement provincial Science and Information Technology policies/plans
  • To support/facilitate computerization, automation, and re-engineering of Provincial Government business processes leading to e-Government for continuous improvement in the state of efficiency, effectiveness, and transparency in service delivery and decision making
  • To promote Research and Development in all fields of Science & Information Technology and recognition of research and development achievements through awards and prizes.
  • To develop and optimally utilize human resource in the fields of Science and Information Technology.
  •  To coordinate with the Provincial Government departments to ensure that the contents on official website stay current.
  •  To develop technology standards, testing, and quality assurance systems including pre-qualifying firms that provide the services of Science and Information Technology consultancy, research, development, and products to the Government.
  •  Registration and monitoring of those private sector Science and Information Technology institutes which do not come in the purview of the Education Department.
  •  All Service matters of the employees of the Attached Departments, which does not include employees of the Secretariat and except those matters entrusted to the Services and General Administration Department or to any other Department whenever any IT intervention is required by the Government before submission of their such scheme/project/work for the consideration of  PDWP/DSC.

Attached Departments

  1. Directorate General of Information Technology, Balochistan
  2. Balochistan Institute of Information Technology and Management sciences, Loralai
PSDP NO Project
5863/
Z2010.0039
Construction of IT Institutes at Kalat, Dera Murad Jamali, Killa Saifullah & Ziarat
5864/
Z2012.0343
Quetta Safe City Project
(Project Management Unit)

5866/

Z2016.1144

GWADAR SAFE CITY PROJECT

PHASE-I (50:50 COST SHARING BASIS)

5865/
Z2015.0716
Establishment of IT Training Center at Harnai, Zhob, Dera Allahyar, Killa Abdullah and Turbat

5873/

Z2020.0641

Digi Bizz: Free Lancing & Entrepreneurship

5867

Z2017.1441

Establishment of GoB Data Centre

5868/

Z2017.1444

E-Filling System Civil Secretariat Quetta

5869/

Z2019.0098

Astronomical / Space Observatory for Science Educational, Research and recreational purpose in Quetta
1215
Z2019.1400
Feasibility for Quetta Smart City

5871/

Z2019.1419

Virtual Education System project

5872/

Z2019.1977

Establishment of IT Park at Quetta

5874/

Z2020.0642

Emerging Digital Balochistan

(Mobile Apps portal)

5875/

Z2021.1219

Quetta Safe City Phase II (Those areas left in Phase-I)

5876/

Z2021.1220

Citizen Facilitation Centre And E-Khidmat Centre at  Quetta hub, Gwadar, Khuzdar and Loralai Centre,  Phase-I in Quetta

5877/

Z2021.3088

Multimedia projectors /sound systems at dblc barury, gfi shazman, cgc nawakili quetta & minority institutions in Quetta.

New Schemes

PSDP NO Project
5878/
Z2022.0898
ESTABLISHMENT OF SHAHEED
BENAZIR DIGITAL LIBRARY AT
QUETTA

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Balochistan Institute of IT & Management Sciences (BIITMS) Loralai.
  • Information Technology Training Institute (ITTI) Quetta.
  • Information Technology Training Center (ITTC) Pishin, Mach and Dhadhar.
  • Information Technology Training Institute (ITTI) at Naseerabad, Kalat, Killa Saifullah, and Ziarat
  • IT Training Institute Musakhail
  • Revamping of Government Polytechnic Institutes of Balochistan
  • NAVTTC Skill development Program
  • Information Technology Training Institute (ITTI) at Turbat, Killa Abdullah, Zhob, Jaffarabad & Harnai
  • Capacity Building of IT & Computer professionals in Balochistan
  • Development of Government of Balochistan Web Portal
  • Provision of Black Berry Phone facility to all Administrative Heads
  • Revamping of CCTV Surveillance System of Tertiary Care Hospitals of Quetta City
  • Establishment of Video Surveillance System for Quetta Police
  • CCTV Surveillance System & Control Room at Civil Secretariat
  • Deployment of Durust Daam m-app in the province
  • Installation/Management of Video Conferencing System at Governor Secretariat, Chief Minister Secretariat, Chief Secretary Secretariat, all Commissioner’s Offices and Balochistan House Islamabad
  • Installation of Biometric Attendance System with RFID System at Chief Minister Secretariat and Civil Secretariat
  • PSDP Dashboard at Civil Secretariat
  • Visitor Management System at Civil Secretariat
  • LAN/WAN including Internet facility at Civil Secretariat

In Progress:

  • E-filing System at Balochistan Civil Secretariat Quetta
  • Establishment of Digital Library / Digitization of Laws/Acts
  • Establishment of GoB Data Center
  • Virtual Education System in Secondary and Higher Secondary Schools in Balochistan
  • Establishment of IT Park, Quetta
  • Astronomical/Space Observatory for Science Educational Research and Recreational Purposes in Quetta
  • Installation of Security Surveillance System at Balochistan House Islamabad, Officer’s Club Quetta & Governor Hanger at Quetta Airport.
  • CCTV Surveillance System including Control Room at Chief Minister Secretariat
  • Quetta Safe City
  • Gwadar Safe City

    Innaguration Ceremony of Chief Minister Citizen Portal

MoU signing with UOB,BUITEMS and SBK

S.NO OFFICER PHONE NO. Fax No.
01 Secretary 081-9201571 081-9201532
02 Additional Secretary 081-9203213
03 Deputy Secretary (admn:) 081-9203210
04 Deputy Secretary (Dev:) 081-9201046
05 System Analyst 081-2827398
06 System Administrator 081-9203401
07 S.O(Admn:) 081-9203245
08 S.O(Dev:) 081-9201312
09 S.O(Cood:) 081-9201745
10 S.O(B&A) 081-9201312
11 Network Administrator 081-9201155
12 Web Master 081-9203212
Ongoing Projects
Attach Departments

Science & Information Technology Department
Blok 14 Civil Secretariat ,Quetta

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