For Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJ&K) the rise of Information Technology is an opportunity to overcome historical disabilities and become the master of one own destiny. IT is a tool that will enable AJ&K to achieve the Vision 2025 of GoAJK to become a skilled, prosperous and self-confident state. In doing so, IT promises to compress the time it would otherwise take for AJ&K to advance rapidly in the march of development and occupy a position of honor and pride in the community of under developed territories.
Director General Information Technology
AJ&K IT Board was established in 2001, through an Act of the AJ&K Legislative Assembly. The Board has the mandate to act as a regulatory, advisory & monitoring body for all IT initiatives in AJ&K. The IT Board is working under an umbrella activity known as Infrastructure Setup for Master Implementation Plan MIP. MIP is devised for the purpose of encouraging and promoting IT facilities in AJ&K and has the following three main objectives;
Leverage global best practices and benchmarks to develop a citizen focused E-governance framework through constructive engagement with the private sector.
AJ&K IT Board mission is to:
AJ&K IT Board Goal:
Our Goal is to architect an ICT ecosystem for materializing the vision of digital Kashmir through computerized and digitally connected state departments, digital governance digital inclusion through IT mass literacy.