e-Inclusion: IT Training for Rural Sc/St/Women Beneficiaries’ Project Launched
The Government of India launched e-inclusion project to make people e-literate. On this occasion, Minister of Communication & IT, Mr. Kabil Sibal released the handbook titled ‘e-Literacy: Towards Empowering Rural India’ bearing profiles of 50 beneficiaries who have successfully undertaken the basic IT training programme under the E-Inclusion project.
About e-Inclusion project
It’s the initiative under the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) for creating a transparent and accountable governance model for enabling service delivery at the doorstep of citizens.
- Initially around 45 thousand people will be trained under the program.
- Beneath the project, economically weaker sections of the society including rural SC, ST and women will receive IT training.
- It will make at least one individual in every household e-literate.
The project will improve the quality of life of people, especially those living in rural India and will allow them to actively participate in knowledge based activities and also access financial, social and government services by using Internet.
Categories: India Current Affairs 2017