Technology for People’s Initiative (TPI) is a joint venture between Google and The Lahore University of Management sciences. It was launched in April, 2012 and is funded by Google under the Internet and Society Initiative. It is dedicated to using technology to create solutions relevant to the socio-economic context of Pakistan and will focus on leveraging technology in the domains of public policy, governance, poverty alleviation and improvement in quality of life.
The center is interdisciplinary in nature, bringing together resources from multiple disciplines such as Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Economics and Social Sciences to create comprehensive and deployable solutions. Past problems include mauza level mapping, crime visualization on maps and analytics for courtrooms.
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