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Crush The Poverty By Information And Communication Technology

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Khizer Hayat Khuhawar, Zeng Jianqiu, Samo Farkhunda, Yuan Ye



Key Words: Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), Poverty, Economic growth, rural community.



Abstract: This paper discusses the role of information and communications technologies (ICTs) to reduce the poverty in rural areas of Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Pakistan is now on the way of development and ICT is considered as a magic tool which can boost the economic growth further enhanced the Socio-Economic development. In this paper, poverty profile along with its root cause and socio-economic condition will be analyzed. Finally, ICTs based model is proposed for rural areas which can promote economic growth through empowerment and opportunity so as to reduce the poverty level across rural areas of the country. By the implementation of proposed ICT based model, the rural sector could enjoy great advantages thus to improve their living standard.



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