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27th September 20:00 – 21:00 Mega Online Event

About

National Idea Bank

National Idea Bank is a collaboration to identify and build a repository of innovative ideas for recognition and support. Inaugurated by the President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi, on February 4, 2021, the National Idea Bank plans to issue its first international call for ideas on September 27, 2021.

Accepting Ideas In Six Sectors

Agriculture | Construction | E-Commerce | Education | Health | Natural Resources

Agriculture

Agriculture is the backbone of Pakistan’s economy. This sector contributes one quarter of the total GDP to the country. Pakistan has been blessed with the landscapes and natural resources to exploit this sector. A very large portion of Pakistan’s population is associated with agriculture. This includes major industry sectors like textile, fertilizers and others.

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Construction

Pakistan’s construction industry has always been of economic and social significance to the country.However, the share of construction industry in Pakistan’s economy is not as big as we see in other countries, whereas we see a lot of demand for new houses, apartments, and many other related structures in Pakistan. Read More

E-Commerce

Pakistan’s e-trading mainly involves buying and selling goods and services using internet or telephone, It’s a huge market potential in Pakistan. Read More

Education

Education lays the foundation for political, social and economic development of any country. A viable education system enables the nation to achieve its national goals. Pakistan as a developing country has faced critical problems of education since its inception and therefore, the system of education has failed to deliver according to the aspirations of the nation. ReadMore

Health

Government spends only 2% of its annual budget on health. Only Rs. 25.50 billion rupees have been disbursed for this sector. Government hospitals are scarce and the government has abdicated its responsibility to the private sector.  ReadMore

Natural Resources

Pakistan is a vast country, blessed with wide range of natural resources that include oil & gas, coal, metals / minerals such as iron, copper, salt, limestone, gold etc., and other resources including fresh water and forests. ReadMore

Agenda

At 20:00 PST Sharp on Time

20:00 – 20:05 Tilawat e Quran & National Anthem
20:05 – 20:10 Speech by Mr. Javaid Anwar

Mr. Jawaid Anwar
Chancellor Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology

20:10 – 20:15 Speech By Dr. Shaista Sohail

Dr. Shaista Sohail
Executive Director | Higher Education Commission

20:15 – 20:20 Speech by Mr. Syed Amin Ul Haq

Chief Guest
Mr. Syed Amin Ul Haq
Federal Minister of IT & Telecom

20:20 – 20:25 Speech by Prof. Dr. Vali Uddin

Prof. Dr. Vali Uddin
Vice-Chancellor Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology

20:25 – 20:30 Speech by Syed Hassan

Syed Hassan
CEO Birventures & Founder Ideagist

20:30 – 20:35 Presentation about NIB

Dr. Rabia Noor Enam
Director | ORIC

20:35 – 21:00 Presentation About NIB Judges

Dr. Azam Arastu
VP / Chief Engineer (Ret) Boeing Space & Defence Systems

Speakers

Mr. Jawaid Anwar

Chancellor | SSUET

Dr. Shaista Sohail

Executive Director | Higher Education Commission

Mr. Syed Amin Ul Haq

Federal Minister | IT & Telecom Pakistan

Prof. Dr. Vali Uddin

Vice Chancellor | SSUET

Syed Hassan

CEO Bir Ventures & Founder IdeaGist

Dr. Rabia Noor Enam

Director | ORIC

Dr. Azam Arastu

VP / Chief Engineer (Ret) Boeing Space & Defence Systems

Syed Hassan

CEO Bir Ventures & Founder IdeaGist

Dr. Rabia Noor Enam

Director | ORIC

Dr. Azam Arastu

VP / Chief Engineer (Ret) Boeing Space & Defence Systems

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Testimonials

“Innovation and emerging technologies together can open up new vistas of development and prosperity for Pakistan”
Dr. Arif Alvi

President

“Our youth can come up with lots of ideas. All they need is little action. National Idea Bank is your opportunity to act; act today!”
Mr. Javaid Anwar

Chancellor

“If you don’t believe in your ideas nobody will. Innovation happens only when people believe in their own ideas.”
Mr. Hassan Syed

CEO

NIB Team

Dr. Ahmed Tahir

Dr. Ahmed Tahir

Dr. Asma Tabassum

Dr. Asma Tabassum

Engr. Ghulam Hafeez

Engr. Ghulam Hafeez

Jamila syed

Jamila syed

Muhammad Hasnain Raza

Muhammad Hasnain Raza

Dr. Nasru Minallah

Dr. Nasru Minallah

Ms. Sehar Hasnain

Ms. Sehar Hasnain

Dr. Altaf Hussain Samo

Dr. Altaf Hussain Samo

Dr. Azam Arastu

Dr. Azam Arastu

Prof. Dr. Hamid Saeed

Prof. Dr. Hamid Saeed

Khalid Ahmed

Khalid Ahmed

M.Ibtasam Qayyum

M.Ibtasam Qayyum

Noshin Paracha

Noshin Paracha

Syed Shaheer H. Rizvi

Syed Shaheer H. Rizvi

Dr. Arifa Bhutto

Dr. Arifa Bhutto

Ehtesham Bokhari

Ehtesham Bokhari

Hassan Syed

Hassan Syed

khurram ali shah

khurram ali shah

Munir Muhammad

Munir Muhammad

Qahafa Azhad

Qahafa Azhad

Dr. Waheed Noor

Dr. Waheed Noor

Asim Siddiqui

Asim Siddiqui

Furquan Gehlen

Furquan Gehlen

Dr. Ifzal Ahmad

Dr. Ifzal Ahmad

Khurram Khan

Khurram Khan

Dr. Najam Hassan

Dr. Najam Hassan

Dr. Rabia Noor Enam

Dr. Rabia Noor Enam