The Higher Education Commission (HEC) in collaboration with the Microsoft Pakistan has launched National Student Software Accessibility (NSSA) Portal to provide genuine software availability to the higher education sector.
The service will streamline software distribution to all faculty members and students of public sector universities in the country. All public sector universities recognized by HEC have been provided a customizable portal for licensed software distribution. The portal consisting of around 150 software applications will enable over one million students and about 40,000 faculty members to download genuine Microsoft software.The event to mark the launch of the portal was held today and attended by the Vice Chancellors, Rectors, Directors, and representatives from different universities of the country.It gives us immense pleasure to inform you that every student, faculty and staff member can now download Latest Genuine Microsoft Software at no cost for their personal and home use under the strategic alliance agreement with Microsoft; as a part of this alliance between Higher Education Commission and Microsoft, free licensed Microsoft software were provided to all the Public Sector Universities for their official use. Now HEC in collaboration with Microsoft would like to announce that every student, faculty and staff member of all public sector universities have full access to thee-academy Licensing Management System (eLMS) Portal to download the complete suite of Microsoft products for their home use absolutely free.
Speaking on the occasion, Chairperson HEC Dr. Javaid R. Laghari said that this is a great opportunity for institutions of higher learning to gain access to a broad spectrum of technology and enable the country to move towards a knowledge-based economy, ultimately benefiting the country through socioeconomic development.“I appreciate Microsoft’s commitment for development of the education sector in Pakistan. It is always fruitful for public sector and private enterprise to combine expertise, knowledge and resources to ensure successful and sustainable education transformation. Microsoft has facilitated HEC to attain its goals by transforming education, fostering local innovation and creating jobs and opportunities through the Strategic Education Alliance,” the Chairperson said.
Now students can demand their own account from the IT Services department of their respective university. You have to acquire your account as early as possible to get the maximum benefit from this facility.