SUBISU CAN-Info Tech-2017 fair commences

SUBISU CAN-Info Tech-2017

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: The SUBISU CAN Info Tech -2017, an exposition of IT and related products, kicked off at the Bhrikutimandap exhibition hall today.
The 23rd edition of CAN Info Tech exhibition is organised with the objective of providing information on the new technologies in the IT sector to the members of the general public. It is organised by the Federation of Computer Associations of Nepal.
Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara opened the exhibition amidst a function today. In his inaugural address the Finance Minister stressed on the maximum use of modern technology to make the state machinery tech-friendly.
“It is necessary to modernize the state machinery and adoption of technology is inevitable to reform the traditional working style and make the service delivery prompt and efficient,” he stated.
The DPM also stated that the government was committed to promoting e-learning and the whole country would become ‘e-Nepal’ in the coming ten years.
President of CAN Federation Binod Dhakal insisted that the State should pay attention to the development of the IT sector.
Chief Secretary Dr Somlal Subedi and IT experts also expressed their views and wished the exposition success.
The expo, which concludes on January 31, Tuesday, has stalls of companies dealing on hardware sales and maintenance, power solutions and mobile accessories as well as Internet service providers, telecommunication firms, ICT college and training institutes, software solution providers and payment solution providers, among others, according to Computer Association of Nepal (CAN) Federation — the organizer of the event.
The Info-Tech will have a total of 222 stalls. According to the organizers, the main aim of the expo is to disseminate information about ICT and showcase new technologies. The organizers are expecting more than 400,000 footfalls.
CAN Federation has fixed entry fee of Rs 100 for general visitors and Rs 50 for students. RSS