Special Communications Organization (SCO) and the University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir (UAJ&K) have partnered to jointly establish the first AJ&K Software Technology Park and Incubation Center at UAJ&K, Muzaffarabad.
In this regard, a signing ceremony was held at Special Communications Organization today. The ceremony was attended by DG SCO, Major General Ali Farhan, HI (M), Vice-Chancellor (UAJ&K), Prof. Dr. Muhammad Kaleem Abbasi, and other senior officials.
As part of the cooperation, UAJ&K will provide physical space, while SCO will manage funding for the project. SCO will also provide state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities along with Optical Fiberboard for fast internet connectivity. Through the Software Technology Park, Computer and IT graduates will have the opportunity to promote their expertise in the
field of software development and connect with the global market. Similarly, the Incubation Center will enable students to excel in entrepreneurship, innovation, and research. This cooperation will be a great initiative for the development of the AJ&K region, and will encourage youth to be more innovative and creative in the IT field.
Recently, SCO also established the first-ever software technology park of Gilgit, which was inaugurated by the Chief of Army Staff at Konodas, Gilgit. These initiatives are designed to contribute to the development of the two regions.