Durshal has three branches
Reducing the digital divide, promoting effective internet use, and empowering citizens
Durshal Access is part of KPITB’s outreach program that has been developed with the aim of helping the youth of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa develop digital skills by providing them access to training and resources in physical spaces outside of the university where they can to collaborate, innovate, and start businesses. The goal also is to ensure greater participation of women in digital revolution that is brewing in the province.
Providing the public sector resources to improve government processes and prepare for digitization
Durshal Government Innovation Lab (Peshawar) is home to KPITB’s Civic Innovation Fellowship. The program is aimed at introducing digital governance at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s government departments through digitization/automation of day to day services/processes.
Promoting entrepreneurship, digital skills and community development through co-working spaces
Durshal CIL is KPITB’s flagship program for nurturing the incipient startup culture in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by setting up a network of symbiotic centers of innovation called ‘Durshal Community Innovation Labs, across the province. Our plan is to leverage these centers for incubating potential startups while also provide co-working space for digital freelancers.