Tehri Wireless for Community Training Release

The workshop and training aims to provide primary and secondary knowledge, skills and training on wireless technology, its usefulness, deployment, and operation of wireless networks. It aims to train community youths in the deployment and operation of such networks. The objective of the training is to give the trainee a basic understanding of networking and…

Tura Wireless for Community Training Release

The workshop and training aims to provide primary and secondary knowledge, skills and training on wireless technology, its usefulness, deployment, and operation of wireless networks. It aims to train community youths in the deployment and operation of such networks. Digital Empowerment Foundation have set up Tura Internet Service Centre (TISC) at Tura, Meghalaya and as…

Agra eMSME Workshop Report

The Interactive Seminar “Internet for MSMEs”, organized by Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) and supported by Verisign and Ministry of MSME at Agra on April 5, 2011 aimed to address in a timely manner the means MSMEs can employ to make themselves visible to and connect with customers globally in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Click…

Kanpur eMSME Workshop Report

An Interactive Educational Seminar held at Kanpur titled Empowering the Leather MSME Clusters With nearly 81 million Internet users in India and over 1.9 billion Internet users that exist worldwide, the Internet offers businesses of all sizes a rich and powerful medium to create awareness about their products and offerings. Businesses that are not present on…

Community Radio: Operations and Collaborations

Community Radio in the hands of community Operations and Collaborations at Tilonia, Ajmer was a three day workshop to understand operations of Community Radio by the local communities. This workshop  impact was high on the communities and most of them enjoyed hands on experience during the training of the workshop. Through the workshop the local…

Digital Panchayat, Maharashtra leads the way

This was the first ever  Digital Panchayat workshop held at Maharashtra spearheading through concept of Local Area Portal. In this workshop, 50 Panchayats participated in  2day long activity to understand ICT literacy through the workshop training. In a short span of time after its first pilot workshop, Maharashtra incorporated the concept and 100 Panchayats were enabled by…

Using cellphones to track public services

Tracking Livelihood Entitlements for Rural Communities is a mobile phone-based initiative to track the efficiency of the government’s public distribution scheme for food, pension schemes and the rural job guarantee scheme. It has helped more than 2,000 families in Orissa’s backward Keonjhar district gain access to the public distribution system and has had an impact…