The Planning Commission of Pakistan has approved the establishment of the National Center for Cybersecurity, Big Data and Cloud Computing and Robotics and Automation.
- National Center of Cyber Security will be established at Air University Islamabad
- National Center of Big Data and Cloud Computing at the Lahore University of Management Sciences
- National Center of Robotics and Automation to be established at the NUST College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering in Rawalpindi.
The purpose of establishing the National centers is to carry out extensive researches in these cutting-edge fields and to help Pakistan make a notable standing in these sphere.