R&D ICT Scholarships worth Rs1.85b awarded to 3,875 students

Islamabad: Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) R&D Fund has provided scholarships to 3,875 students in ICT, mostly from rural areas and has disbursed Rs1.85 billion on such scholarships.

The Fund has so far funded 86 Research and Development (R&D) projects involving Rs1.42 billion cost.

According to official sources, out of these, 10 projects have won various national and international awards, four patents filed and 189 publications published by various academia and industry organizations and researchers.