ISLAMABAD – The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) federal minister Ahsan Iqbal has maintained that credible strategic planning of the society depends on the availability of credible civil data.
Federal Minister for Planning and Development was addressing the First National Steering and Coordination Committee Meeting for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in Islamabad on Tuesday.
He said “Availability of credible civil data serves as the base for credible planning of the society. Data registration of our population from important occasions such as child birth, marriages, education, health, deaths and others is essential for the strategic planning.”
Ahsan Iqbal said Information Communication technology (ICT) in this regard offers state-of-the-art facility to build up a credible database.
ICT is the emerging filed in Pakistan where large or big data is being treated through different softwares to make better decisions.