Microsoft and Higher Education Commission (HEC) join forces to bring Microsoft Imagine Cup to Pakistan. It is the world’s most distinguished technology competition for students. Later, in 2003, Microsoft Imagine Cup is the idyllic opportunity for the young innovators. All over the world, to give express their imagination, convey ideas to life and earn $100,000. Microsoft Imagine Cup is organised every year by Microsoft crop. It joins the young technologists to take part in resolving some world’s toughest challenges.
Microsoft Imagine Cup in Collaboration with HEC
Microsoft Imagine Cup is not just a competition, but it is a platform to show their solutions in front of the world. Not bound in categories, it welcomes all technology projects. HEC’s assurance to the academia and students revealed as Microsoft drives the Imagine Cup to highlighted Pakistan’s position on the leaderboards. Pakistan ranks because of the TOP country in the Middle East and Africa cluster. Through the uppermost number of project submissions and participants in Imagine Cup. Pakistan correspondingly ranks 5th worldwide, in the similar category.
After getting the news of competition, the students from various universities take part in enthusiastically. Several underprivileged areas targeted in the get-up-and-go for Microsoft Imagine Cup. Particularly Sahiwal, Khuzdar, Mianwali, and Jamshoro. Executive Director, HEC Dr Arshad Ali stated: HEC-Microsoft Deliberate Education Alliance has contributed greatly in producing graduates, who are well-equipped and qualified. Not only to handle the compressions of the practical world, but also have the vision to carve their possibilities with a scientific approach, to grab complicated issues.
The Chairman of HEC Prof. Dr Mukhtar Ahmed expressed his contentment: We appreciate the valued support of Microsoft in this resourcefulness. In addition, he stated that Higher Education Commission makes every effort to cultivate the students’ talents from side to side this annual competition. It is the best way to evolve a vibrant and modern academic culture in Pakistan.
The Director of Microsoft’s Enterprise and Partner Group Segment Mr Abid Zaidi commented on the event; the link between education, and economic, attainment growth has never been vibrant. All over the world, in the communities where educational excellence has high priority, generate the maximum economic opportunities. The foundation for maintainable economic development for the future is being laid, over this initiative.