Name of the Project

 Recoding of First Urdu Dictionary, Urdu Dictionary Board, Karachi.   


Sponsoring Agency 

National History and Literary Heritage Division, Islamabad.  

Executing Agency 

Urdu Dictionary Board, Karachi.   

Approved Cost / Approval date

 Approved by the DDWP on 10-10-2017  at a cost of Rs.10.000 million


Approved Project Period

One year  ( 2017-18 )

Brief of the  Project

After successful computerization  of the 22 volumes of the Urdu Dictionary in 2016-17 , the Urdu Dictionary Board, Karachi prepared   a PC-I for “ Recording of First Urdu Sound Dictionary , under this project pronunciation of the Urdu words will be available at internet and mobile phones.  

Scope of the Project

Total words to be recorded                                         264,000

Website & Mobile Application updating/up-Gradation.


Financial Progress ( Up-to June,2018)  

Rs.7.000 million  


Physical Progress ( in % age terms)


Status of the Project

The work was to be completed by June, 2018 but due to impositionof 30% cut by the Planning Division on the last year’s PSDP, the deficit amounting to Rs. 3.000 million will be demanded in the current financial year to complete the left over work, hopefully it will be completed during current financial year i.e 2018-19.