mBillionth award 2014 press release

This year’s award, held on 18th of July, 2014, was graced by the presence of dignitaries from various countries and fields, who all were in praise of the thought process implied, the services being offered and the thus bridged gaps of our everyday lives. The award, which was hotly competed for, by almost 300 entries…

MSBC workshop to be held in Bhopal

First MSBC Consultation to be held in Bhopal on 17-18 June 2014 The rapid growth of mobiles and the Internet have changed the way in which communication and development are taking place globally. It is strongly perceived that mobile, as a tool for social and behavioural change is an emerging area of importance among stakeholders…

Empowering women in Tura-W2E2

The much awaited W2E2 programme has now kicked off in Tura with ten women entrepreneurs. It was a first of its kind programme in Tura, West Garo Hills District of Meghalaya the north eastern part of India. After publishing the advertisement in local newspapers and website of Tura Internet Service Centre a clear picture of…

Women and the Web

For over 40 years Intel has been creating technologies that advance the way people live, work, and learn. To foster innovation and drive economic growth, everyone, especially girls and women, needs to be empowered with education, employment and entrepreneurial skills. Through our long-standing commitment to helping drive quality education, we have learned first-hand how investing…

DIGITAL LITERACY WEEK

With the common goal of increasing Digital Literacy in the country, NASSCOM Foundation along with Google, Intel organized a week long volunteering initiative called Digital Literacy Week observed from 9th – 13th December, 2013. The event was organized at 9 locations in pan India spanning from New Delhi – NCR region, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai,…

Internet, Information and Empowerment

The internet and other communication tools and technologies have created unprecedented opportunities to access and share information, opened up paths for pro-democracy groups, activists, journalists and individuals around the world to organize and make their government accountable and transparent. Internet has emerged as the most empowering tool of the 21st century. However, the new technologicaltools can…

Use of Mobile Phones for Social & behaviour Change

The consultation paper (draft) presents the key areas of emphasis in the growing mobile for development space in India. The purpose is to understand the scope and magnitude of the expanding mobile domain as it is lately linked essentially to advance development and governance objectives and seen as the most democratic technology medium to offer scope to…