February 22, 2008

PTA Invites Papers From ICT Experts

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has invited papers from telecom or Information & Communications Technology (ICT) professionals and students in connection with World Telecom Day celebrated each year on May 17.

An official source told APP here on Wednesday that the theme for this year is â??Connecting People with Disabilities: ICT Opportunities for Allâ?.

He said cash prizes would be awarded to the selected papers adding that the first two papers would be awarded Rs.25,000, second two papers Rs.15,000 and third two papers Rs.10,000 respectively.

The papers should be according to the specifications including the language to be English with font size 12, 1.5 line spacing and a length of maximum 20 pages (A4 size), he added.

He said that the hard and soft copies of the papers should be sent to PTA Headquarters by March 31.