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Planwel Partners and Affiliates

University Grants Commission and Pakistan Software Export Board – Pakistan – ALCoS Program (Action Learning Centers for Software Development) - Joint venture between University Grants Commission, Software Development Board and PLANWEL for setting up ALCoS in the region for manpower training and to boost software industry in Pakistan. PLANWEL is business Partner to Government of Pakistan

TECHINFORMI - Georgian Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (European Union) MoU signed for Co-operation and information exchange.

International Labor Organization – Skill Development Council - MoU signed for technical and educational collaboration for the POP’s – They also have their own technical certification programs that will be offered at PLANWEL POP’s.

International Telecommunications Union - MoU signed for a study to assess the existing telecommunication infrastructure of the country; and recommendations for Pakistan Software Export Board; Computer and telecommunication network. ITU/BDT is also promoting distance learning for its members (Telecommunication organizations), and create a virtual association called GTU/GTTI (Global Telecommunication University/Global Telecommunication Training Institute)

Politechino Di Torino (European Union) - Italy - MoU signed for Joint collaboration for distance learning POP’s.

European Union – MoU signed European Union is Promoting Multimedia Access to Education and Training in Europe (PROMETEUS) - A Partnership for a Common Approach to the Production and Delivery of Learning Technologies, Content and Services

Sylvan Prometric - PLANWEL is a Premium Plus Partner and is an Authorized Prometric Testing Center, and is offering Computer Based Testing (CBT) services for students and individuals who like to be tested for Continuing Education Certification Programs with major vendors such as Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corporation and Cisco USA. As a Premier Plus Partner with Sylvan Prometric, PLANWEL will soon have the expertise of testing the skills as per the Skill Assessment Test (SAT) computer program. This would enable employers, institutions and others to get the skills tested of their employee in any particular area of computer software.

Drake Authorized Testing Center - PLANWEL has been designated as the the first site for a DATC in Pakistan in order to conduct tests as per international certification standards for the Call center personell. These tests are internationally recognized as the industry standards.

Mehran University of Engineering and Technology – Pakistan PLANWEL’s POP site and collaboration for distance learning. PLANWEL is offering various courses in IT under collaboration with MUET

Horizon Software Ltd. (European Union) - MoU signed to engage in consultancy and in projects, in Pakistan in the area of primarily health care and smart card usage for clinical purpose.

VideoBridge International Corporation, Douglas, Massachusetts, USA - MoU signed to establish POP sites in various cities in the region for providing medical facilities online through videoconferencing.

PLANWEL was also invited by Washington State University, USAID, University of Jordan to the - Higher Education Partnerships for Social and Economic Development, international conference attended by leading US institutions of higher learning.

Virtual University of Pakistan -PLANWEL is a partner institute of the VU of Pakistan

The launch of the virtual university is a historical milestone for Pakistan in the field of the higher education. It is excepted to have a great impact o the socio-economic growth of Pakistan

We are offering Bachelor of Sciences in Information Technology and other applied field in collaboration with VU. This is a four years comprehensive program divided in eight semesters. We have also commenced professional continuing education programs

For further details please visit a VU website (www.vu.edu.pk).

E-Government Program in collaboration with Sindh IT Department, Government of Sindh The government of program has a launched a training program for creating awareness and computer literacy amongst its employees in Sindh. Under phase I of this program, PLANWEL as one of the approved training providers has imparted training to over 200 government employees in various grades and has successfully conducted their examination supervised by Sindh IT officials.

Training program for government Employees in collaboration with Pakistan Computer Bureau - We are already enlisted as training partner of Pakistan Computer Bureau for Elementary Training, Linux End User Training and Linux System Administration for Government Employees and private candidates. We will start our training session after Eid and we have received about 150 admissions intake in our first session. A copy of enlisted letter received from PCB is attached.

Pakistan Library network - http://www.PLANWEL.edu/Research/libraries.html - an electronic access network of all the regional libraries for furthering research and development; as per the mission statement of PLANWEL for Building Technology Based Communities and Bringing Technology to the People. It is an effort to ensure that all underprivileged communities in the region have equal access to information. For this PLANWEL is also mirroring on its server a database of world libraries LIBweb http://www.PLANWEL.edu/Libweb/libweb-mirror/ maintained by University of California Berkley and Sun Microsystems, Inc.

USAID funded ESRA project in collaboration with of the Research Triangle International (RTI), USA - This program has been funded by the USAID who have selected RTI as the lead consultant. PLANWEL has been selected as a national partner for the information and communication technologies, component of the study. The program seeks to achieve strategic and sustainable improvement in education and is focused on NGO`s, community groups, schools, teachers associations, teachers training institutes and similar private sector initiatives.

Distance Education Committee of Higher Education Commission, Islamabad - Research & Development on Distance Learning Mr. Shahab Afroz Khan, Director Planwel is a Member of the Committee on Distance Learning of Higher Education Commission, Islamabad.

Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher (MAR) - Microsoft, has appointed PLANWEL as its Authorized Refurbisher (MAR) in Pakistan to receive donated surplus computers and equipment from local and international donors, Foundations and multinational corporations (MNC), Software Houses, I.T organizations, Universities, government departments and businesses in Pakistan and distribute them after refurbishment to schools, charitable institutions and libraries across Pakistan at a subsidized cost.

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) project – ICT opportunities for youth and gender in Asia and the Pacific region - ITU – This project is organized by the ITU and one of the aims is to identify ICT related projects, activities, researches and IT enabled services and providing long-term job opportunities in the information society for youths. PLANWEL has been selected as one of the participating partners and was invited to attend an international seminar in Malaysia in 2003 to work on a project that would be presented in the WSIS in 2005.

English Language Institute - PLANWEL offers customized business English communication courses that provide a holistic learning experience for students, entrepreneurs, corporate executives, MBA and pre-MBA students, and others with a general interest in improving their business communication skills. PLANWEL is also able to develop a product tailored to specific customer needs, such as public service communication or English for technology managers. We offer training programs in TOEFL, IELTS, etc. and have trained hundred of males and females in the community.

Planwel University also entered into an international competition for "The Global Bangemann Challenge" funded by World Bank. The City of Stockholm invited the whole world to show their finest information technology projects in the Global Bangemann Challenge.

This international IT Award program started in early 1997 and ended in June 1999. It is a privilege for PLANWEL that it was selected as runners up under the category "IT in all Forms of Education" which itself is an honor that a university from a third world country was able to compete and finally stand along all the developed countries, in its endeavor for achieving quality education.

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