AIOU Evolves A Comprehensive Digital Transformation Policy: NA Told
Umer Jamshaid 4 days ago Wed 16th September 2020 | 12:40 PM
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 16th Sep, 2020 ) :National Assembly was informed on Wednesday that Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has evolved a comprehensive Digital Transformation Policy for end to end digitalization of all the processes of the university.
In a written reply, Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training informed National Assembly that the digital transformation at AIOU is being executed at the cost of more than Rs. 200.00 million.
The NA was told that digital transformation and automation is one of the key features in bringing transformation, transparency and improving of learning process for students, adding that it is flagship initiative across the South East Asia region to take AIOU to step into the digital era and extend benefit of these services to the AIOU community including students, employees and collaborators.
The National Assembly was further informed that AIOU is making efforts to impart education to the students of far-flung areas. Since its charter the AIOU has 3522648 graduates in different disciplines at different level, adding that in last one year 7 new regional centres / model study centres have been established, where as another is planned in Ziarat, Balochistan.