LAHORE –  Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that government is pursuing the policy of raising the living standard of the masses taking help from information technology. He said the IT  not only uplift the standard of life but also achieve good governance. He disclosed that Daanish Technical University is being started from April 02 in the provincial metropolis for the promotion of information technology. He was talking to Director of Microsoft Jeffrey Avina here Wednesday. Punjab IT Board Chairman, Higher Education Secretary and representatives of Microsoft Pakistan were also present on the occasion.

Terming the Punjab IT lab project as a milestone, the CM said that the desire for acquisition of knowledge by the students belonging to poor families has enhanced due to access to internet and now these students are keeping themselves abreast with the changes.