Digital Literacy Current Affairs - 2019

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WhatsApp to Work with Nasscom to Impart Digital Literacy

WhatsApp and National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) have decided to work together to impart digital literacy for curbing the menace of fake news before the general elections. Fake News Fake News are the stories which appear to be news, spread on the internet or other social media, usually created to influence political Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & PoliticsUPSC

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NITI Aayog, Adobe Partner to Enhance Digital Literacy and Creativity Skills

Atal Innovation Mission and software major Adobe have signed a Statement of Intent to collaborate on enhancing digital literacy and creativity skills.  Under the agreement, Adobe would implement the Digital Disha Programme across 100 schools under Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL) initiative. Teachers and Children across these 100 schools would benefit from the creative learning resources via free access to Adobe Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & ProjectsUPSC

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Government launches Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan in Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDISHA) at Gandhinagar in Gujarat. PMGDISHA is expected to make 6 crore rural households digitally literate by March 2019, making it one of the largest digital literacy programmes in the world. Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan PMGDISHA aims at imparting digital literacy to Read More…

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Union Cabinet approves Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan for rural digital literacy

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved ‘Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan’ (PMGDISHA) to make 6 crore rural households digitally literate by March 2019. PMGDISHA is expected to be one of the largest digital literacy programmes in the world. This approval comes in line with the announcement made by Read More…

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Election Commission partners with Facebook to encourage voter registration

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has collaborated with social networking giant Facebook to register young voters in 5 states, which are going to polls in 2017. These five states are Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Manipur and Uttarakh.The purpose first-of-its-kind voter registration drive is to encourage youth to participate in the democratic exercise. Key Facts Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

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Google, Tata Trusts launch ‘Internet Sathi’ in West Bengal to empower rural women

The Indian unit of search giant Google Inc and Tata Trusts have jointly launched ‘Internet Saathi’ program in Purulia district of West Bengal. The initiative has been launched as part of Google’s ‘Helping Women Get Online’ campaign, in order to create awareness about the benefits of Internet among women in rural India. Key facts The Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & TechnologyStates

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