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PASHA holds 16th ICT Awards

TechnologyPASHA holds 16th ICT Awards
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LAHORE: To acknowledge the efforts of Tech industry, Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT & ITES (P@SHA) held its 16th P@SHA ICT Awards on 21st of September, 2019 in Lahore. The P@SHA Awards are the premier event of the IT industry and bring together business leaders from various sectors as well as diplomats and media. The Chief Guest for the awards ceremony was the Honorable Asad Umar, Senior Leader and Policy Head at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.

P@SHA ICT Awards is a representation of the best innovation Pakistani IT Industry has to offer, for which hundreds of contestants send in their submissions and are then evaluated by judges from leading tech companies. There were 9 main categories and 37 subcategories for which the awards were given to the winners and runner-ups. This year saw more than 350 applicants from across Pakistan, ranging from our largest IT companies to promising new startups and students.

Chairman P@SHA, Syed Ahmad, also congratulated the position holders and emphasized the importance of activities like P@SHA ICT Awards for the confidence building and morale of future architects of the IT Sector.

Chief Guest, Asad Umar remarked that the IT sector has the capacity to become the backbone of Pakistan’s export growth unlike any other. He also shared plans for a Knowledge City around Islamabad  and establishing STZ’s (Special Technology Zones), starting from Islamabad and then replicated in other cities. Asad Umar also encouraged the Technology sector to work with not only the Government but the entire economy in order to pave way for digitization and documentation of economy in Pakistan.

The awards were received for 37 different sub-categories by the position holders from Marketing, Banking, Education, Health, Public Sector, Industrial Systems and other domains. The winners represented the diversity of the industry, ranging from promising startups to publicly listed IT companies as well as students from educational institutes.

These teams will now travel to Hanoi, Vietnam to represent Pakistan in the 19th APICTA Awards, competing with the top companies from 17 countries.

The details of the awards are mentioned below:

Category Winner Runner Up
Head Category – Consumer    
Media & Entertainment Fotisto Mobitising (Pvt.)Ltd.
Banking/Insurance/Financial Finox – Investors Lounge Smart PFM
Real Estate EZMakaan
Retail & Distribution TLX MOBILITY (Pvt.) Ltd. LMKT – Darewroo
Systems – DigiTransform
Digital Marketing Strategy & Advertising Cheetay.pk Cheezain Etc.
Tourism Hospitality Sybrid – Wisdom Peekaboo Guru – Fetchsky
Head Category – Inclusions & Community
Community Services Seerab Hajj Maps Stella Equinox
Indigenous Services GirlyThings.pk
Regional, rural and remote services Basecamp IT Solutions – BISE Online PriceOye – Dukanwala
Health and Wellbeing Aprus Tech – ALPHA 1.0 InstaCare
Education Learning Pitch – Online Education Platform SABAQ – Muse
Head Category – Industrial
Agriculture PakAgriMarket CyberVision – Agritech
Resources, Energy & Utilities Enterprise Management System StepRobotics – StepSolar
Manufacturing Softbeats – Gluon ERP   LFD – A&ID  
Supply Chain Logistics Cheetay.pk OvacSol – OakTree
Transport LFD –  Accident Detection Qumaq
Head Category –  Business Services
Finance & Accounting Solutions (Fintech) LFD – List Management Solution Ekhata ERP
ICT Services Solutions Xgrid Solutions – Cisco Test Suite Sybrid  – SYVOX
Professional Services EfroTech Services – TimeTrax® Funnel
Security Solutions NCSAEL – Mobihawk LMKT V-Secur
Marketing Solutions PriceOye – Adfilius Optera Digital – HoloAds
Head Category – Public Sector
Digital Government LMKT – VO8 (Virtual Office)
Government and Citizen Services TEXT – TIBBI KPTOURISM MOBILE AND WEB APP

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