THE MOBILE REVOLUTION

Lokesh Mehra, Director – Education Services, Symantec ICT development (availability of telecom, broadband, computers, and software in a country) has a direct correlation with the overall social, economic progress and growth of a country. The mobile phone today acts as a substitute for lack of physical connectivity and provides the regulatory compliance of a Know Your Customer…

Ensuring access to information for all

Access to information at the village level has always been a challenge. Often intended beneficiaries of public schemes and measures are unable to access the benefits due to severe lack of capabilities, social structures, economic marginalization, exploitation, social values, cultural norms and discrimination, among other reasons. Absence of appropriate mechanisms and limited resources at the…

Learning the art of learning

A digital summer camp was organised by CIRC Nagaon in Assam simultaneously in the three ITE centres — Dragaon, Juria and Alitangani. With the objective of making learning fun, this 13-day camp saw around 30 students from standard 5th to 10th studying different schools across the district participate in each centre. Along with basic computer…