India’s First Minority Cyber Village inaugurated in Rajasthan

The Minister for Minority Affairs Mr. K Rehman Khan inaugurated India’s first Minority Cyber Village in Chandoli in Alwar district of Rajasthan. Ministry of Minority Affairs has targeted villages with substantial population of minorities for this project. Minority people will be benefited more from this cyber village concept.

About India’s First Minority Cyber Village

  • Objective: To provide computer education to the people of 15 to 59 age group.
  • Chandoli has been selected as the first village for the pilot project as it holds more than 80% of minority population and also because the minorities of the Mewat region is still backward in education.
  • Under this project, experts will provide training of commuter skills to the people of chandoli.

Future plan:  Government pondering to open special schools on the pattern of Kendriya Vidyalayas for minority community and planning to come up with 200 new colleges in minority dominated areas and the areas viz. Laxmangarh, Tijara, Kishengarhbas and Ramgarh.

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