The Punjab State Wide Area Network (PAWAN) has been establishedin the year 2010 at the state level primarily to connect various departments and enable effective and efficient transmission of information within the state and at the national level, so that the financial and social benefits that could be derived via Information Technology could be availed optimally.
PAWAN – Geographical representation
PAWANis a converged network for data, voice and video communications throughout the State of Punjab with the following salient features:
PAWAN acts as a vehicle for effective implementation of electronic governance(e-governance) acrossthestate. PAWAN network helps the departments of government of Punjab to use common infrastructure for integration of their offices. This ensures improved administration by the government departments and reduction of cost by sharing of common resources.