TAPINTO.NET (Arijit Dutta) APR-2016. With the available Internet connection, the older students were now able to access Khan Academy and expand their education and knowledge. I learned that some of the students who had attended the Digital Literacy program at the beginning in 2013 had developed enough skills to allow them to gain entry-level employment in Kolkata. Some of the former students were now gainfully employed as data entry operators. They are now truly a part of the new “Digital India.
DIGITAL EMPOWERMENT FOUNDATION APR-2016. Vijay Roy, who lives with the Sahariya tribe in Baran district of Rajasthan, was trained in 2008 to establish wireless networks through the Wireless for Communities (W4C) project run by the Digital Empowerment Foundation. Rajkumari is known as Lady Wi-Fi in her neighbourhood because of her enthusiasm in providing broadband connectivity in Baran. Om Prakash from Baran is another Sahariya who had already cleared his Class X exams when he joined CIRC Bakanpura and went on to gain proficiency in several computer applications.
TIMESOFINDIA MAY-2016. The villagers who are basically labourers and have a hand-to-mouth existence managed to contribute to the local government school with some financial help that could be an inspiration for others. In this academic year, the teachers of the school strived to make Rs 7 lakh available for the school's improvement in this small village.
ECONOMICSTIMES.INDIATIMES MAY-2016. Over 100 researchers, data analysts, computer programmers, developers and other stakeholders came together at two-day hackathon Hack4farming , to explore digital solutions to address agricultural development issues in India.
THEHINDU MAY-2016. Kozhikode District Collector, N. Prasanth, who assumed office in February 2015, uses the page to bounce out-of-the box ideas off the public. Unlike similar official pages, this one does not post pictures of the Collector’s programmes; no self promotion, just utility-based posts. It aids crowd sourcing and mass mobilisation.
INDIAEDUCATIONDIARY MAY-2016. In just under 20 days, four crew members of the ‘Digital Desh Drive 2’ travelled more than 4000 km in a car through the business hubs in 18 cities, towns and villages of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi NCR to get a pulse of the ‘real superpower’ of Digital India and unravel more than 40 stories of how the Tier 2, 3 and even 4 cities are using technology in their everyday life.
TIMESOFINDIA MAY-2016. Most stories are about small business owners finding customers online (a sector that NowFloats works in). Others had more everyday ordeals.
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