ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Council of Science and Technology (PCST) in collaboration with Technology Times will soon launch Pakistan’s first science channel, to popularize the science and technology subjects through disseminating the relevant information and latest progress to students and common people.
The project named TechTV.pk, has recently started its beta version.”Once launched, the channel will cover science and technology educational activities in addition “, Chairperson PCST Dr Mudasar Asrar told APP, here today.
She said this television channel can prove to be very useful, easy to access at anytime from anywhere and users can access a significant amount of information with reference to any topic in a short time,regardless of geographic barriers, allowing them to consult different point of views as well as hands-on experience through different DIY (do it yourself) projects.
“Main objective of this web TV is to promote scientific culture and the youth’s interest in science, technology and innovations.
The channel would also popularize science for laymen and students, seeking to cultivate the spirit of scientific inquiry and the love of learning in its audience,” she added.
DR Mudasar said the channel will use interactive and innovative programmes for this purpose. It will complement formal education and will surely inspire the youth to pursue careers in science.
“TechTV.Pk will cover all events from Pakistan, related to science and technology educational activities. It will also offer free online courses of web application development, DIY projects, project management and other science and technology topics”.