PASHA ICT Awards 2015 – Complete List of Winners

To empower the global innovation in technology, Pakistan Software Houses Association (PASHA) for IT & ITES arranged an award ceremony at Pearl Continental Hotel, Lahore. The events was organised by PASHA in collaboration with Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB). The other sponsors of the PASHA ICT 2015 Awards were Ministry of Information Technology, PSEB, DPL, Systems Limited and Telenor Apps.

The sole aim of the ceremony was to highlight the achievements of Pakistanis in Pak-ICT industry and to recognize the efforts of the achievers. Most of the competitors was from Hyderabad, Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Mianwali and Peshawar.12088046_1053425328031309_5288410453900702117_n

According to the Chairman of PASHA Mr Syed Ahmad, CEO of DPL,

“The key idea behind holding these awards every year is to give our companies a platform to showcase their talent and innovation, and provide them a chance to gain local, regional and international exposure. At the end of the day, it’s all about promoting growth and excellence in the IT sector and establish Pakistan’s stature as a hub of creativity and innovation.”

What is for the winners?

The winners of the PASHA ICT Awards 2015 will receive the following benefits:

  • Rights to use the PASHA ICT Awards logo
  • Promotion of their products on PASHA website and at any local and regional events that PASHA participates in
  • Focused promotion of their products in collateral produced by PASHA.
  • Recognition given to winners
  • An opportunity for the winning companies from the product categories to represent Pakistan at the Asia Pacific ICT awards (APICTA) and other international forums.
  • An opportunity to establish networks and create business alliances to collaborate with the participating companies
  • Exposure to investment opportunities, venture capitalists and investors.12107052_10154308985397222_2572720000514502520_n

Product Categories 

Best in Government & Public Sector

Company: RAR MultiBiz Services (Pvt.) Ltd

Product: CMIS


Best in Application Tools & Platforms

Company: Wavetech FZCO

Product: Opinion Plus


Best in Health and Well Being

Company: CASE / NUST College of EME

Product: AL-BASR


Best in E-inclusion and Community

Company: Evamp & Saanga

Product: Mobile Audio Streaming Service


Best in E-Learning

Company: Arbisoft

Product: Play Physics


Best in E-Logistics and Supply Chain

Company: Efrotech Services

Product: BizzTrax


Best in Sustainability & Environment Technology

Company: XGear (Pvt.) Ltd.

Product: XGear – Drive Smart


Best in Financial Industry Application

Company: AutoSoft Dynamics (Pvt.) Limited

Product: AutoBANKER


Best in Industrial Application

Company: Evamp & Saanga

Product: Telecom On-Device-Portal (ODP)


Best in Research & Development

Company: TunaCode Pvt. Ltd.

Product: Undersea Enhancer


Best in Security Application

Company: BurqStream Technologies

Product: SecureVideo


Best Startup

Company: Ingrain (Pvt.) Ltd.

Product: Ingrain

Best Tertiary Student Project

Company: Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture

Product: Whisper O


Best in Tourism & Hospitality

Company: Wavetec FZCO

Product: Vendi


Best School Project

Company: Teddict

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Service Categories


Best in Animation 

Company: WeRPlay

Product: Run Sheeda Run


Best in Mobile Application

Company: Avanza Solutions

Product: Proximate


Best in BPO 

Company: Systems Limited


Best in Brand Development

Company: Invest2Innovate


Best in Gender Diversity

Company: WeRPlay


Best in HR Excellence

Company: Systems Limited


Best in Managed Services

Company: Monet (Pvt.) Ltd


Best in Project Management

Company: TPS Pvt. Ltd.

Product: Ooredoo Payment Gateway Project


Best in Service Innovation

Company: UBL Fund Managers


Best in Social Media (IT Company)

Company: Bramerz Private Limited


Best in Export Growth

Company: Systems Limited


CIO of the Year (Private Sector)

Company: Muhammad Rehan Qadri, CIO UBL Fund Managers

Website: http://www.ublfunds.com12088091_1053426394697869_8784362178100150553_n

PASHA ICT Awards 2015 Full Categories:

Entries for PASHA ICT Awards 2015 were received in 17 Product Categories and 15 Service Categories that are as follows.

PASHA ICT Awards 2015 Product Categories:

  1. Tourism & Hospitality
  2. Tools & Infrastructure
  3. Tertiary Student Project
  4. Startup Company
  5. Security Application
  6. Secondary Student Project
  7. Research & Development
  8. New Media & Entertainment
  9. Industrial Application
  10. Green & Sustainable IT
  11. Financial Industry Application
  12. E-Logistic & Supply Chain Management
  13. E-Inclusion & E-Community
  14. E-Health
  15. E-Learning
  16. E-Government
  17. Communications12072640_10156126536010626_7805499942143565610_n

PASHA ICT Awards 2015 Service Categories:

  1. CIO of the Year (Public Sector)
  2. Best in Social Media (Non IT Company)
  3. Best in Social Media (IT Company)
  4. Best in Service innovation
  5. Best in Project Management
  6. Best in Managed Services
  7. Best in Mobile Applications
  8. Best in HR Excellence
  9. Best in Gender Diversity
  10. CIO of the Year (Private Sector)
  11. Best in Export Growth
  12. Best in CSR
  13. Best in Brand Development
  14. Best in BPO
  15. Best in Animation

PITB to Develop Restaurant Grading App for Punjab Food Authority

Punjab Food Authority is working hard to ensure availability of safe and wholesome food for human consumption across the Punjab province. To ensure the standards of food articles and to regulate their manufacturing, storage, distribution, sale and import, Punjab Information Technology Board will develop a Restaurant Grading App for the Punjab Food Authority (PFA).

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PITB has already confirmed that it is in a process of developing a grading app for PFA to help the organisation in inspecting the food quality, process of complaint and other food checking practices.

Training of Food Safety Officers
Training of Food Safety Officers

To enhance the skills of officials of PFA and to make them able for using this application, a comprehensive training workshop was conducted by the PITB to facilitate the safety officers for inspecting restaurant across the Lahore. This new application world enables the food safety officers to grade all eateries according to standardized criteria set by the government.

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Yesterday PFA has seized prohibited (haram) meat in Lahore that was of pig. It is a mater of shame that after the meat of dogs, horses, and donkeys, the totally prohibited and haram meat is introducing in Pakistani markets.

KFC Jail Road, Lahore
KFC Jail Road, Lahore

PFA Food Inspection Procedure:




Ayesha Mumtaz bakery Raid

Haram Meat Seized in Lahore

Hotel and Restaurant Seized by Punjab Food Authority

Free Public WiFi across Punjab approved

Chief Minister Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif has approved free of cost public Wi-Fi facility across the province to enhance the information technology sector of the province.
Decision to this effect was made by CM while chairing a high level meeting in Lahore on Wednesday. Addressing the meeting, he said books of science and math have already been digitized in the province.
However, on Thursday CM gave approval of various technological projects for the growth of information technology sector in the province. The meeting approved mega projects in this regard such as “Khadim-e-Punjab Metro WiFi Network Program” and distribution of computer tablets among math and science teachers of grades eight to 10. The meeting also decided to distribute tablets among top students between grade five to grade eight at public schools.
In Khadim-e-Punjab Metro Wi-Fi Network, free public Wi-Fi will be made available at important places of the province such as educational institutions, hospitals, railway stations, airports, metro bus routes of Lahore and Rawalpindi, bus stands, etc.
Lahore, Rawalpindi and Multan will be the first ones to get free public Wi-Fi. Moreover, the scheme will be expanded in other mega cities of the province after successful achievement in the above mentioned cities.
CM said that Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) had started the program of digitalization of textbooks with cooperation of Punjab Text Boards and up to now math books of many classes have been digitalized. We are trying to digitalized all text books of science subjects and mathematics from 6th to 10th class while CDs of the books have also been produced.
The CM ordered a committee headed by the chief secretary to submit recommendations on promotion of information technology public departments. The PITB chairman gave a presentation on measures for promotion of information technology.