Neerjaal

About Neerjaal: Neerjaal is a concept originally conceived by the Global Rainwater Harvesting Collective (GRWHC), Barefoot College in Tilonia Rajasthan. GRWHC, under its flagship activities of Barefoot College, has been collecting and managing information regarding various linkages of Water in the desert of Rajasthan, especially in and around tilonia village near Kishangarh . Recently, GRWHC,…

Manthan Award South Asia (MASA)

ABOUT THE MANTHAN AWARD Manthan Award is a first of its kind initiative in India to recognize the best practices in e-Content and Creativity. It (http://www.manthanaward.org) was launched on 10th October ‘2004, by Digital Empowerment Foundation in partnership with World Summit Award, Department of Information Technology, Govt. of India, and various other stakeholders like civil…

mBillionth Award South Asia

ABOUT mBILLIONTH AWARD mBillionth Award is a dedicated platform to explore the latent potential of mobile & telecom sector across 8 countries in South Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The mBillionth Award is designed as an annual South Asia’s leading mobile & telecom award platform leading to larger regional…

Events

Upcoming Events: Past Events: 1. Tura BPO Training to be held at Tura, Meghalaya Conduct by: Tura Internet Service Center (a CIRC unit of Digital Empowerment Foundation) Date: 8th August to 10th September, 2011 Venue: Nikwagre Main Road, P.A Sangma Complex, Tura Local Partner: North East Development Foundation (http://www.nedfindia.org/) Click here for details of Training…

Vodafone Mobiles for Good

‘Vodafone Mobiles for Good’ programme concept Inspired by the great success in 2011, Vodafone Foundation along with Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) announces the ‘Vodafone Mobiles for Good’ programme for the second time. The ‘Vodafone Mobiles for Good’ programme is to motivate and encourage innovations in mobile content and services delivery benefiting communities. It is imperative…

mBillionth 2011 Press Release

mBillionth Award is a dedicated platform to explore the latent potential of mobile & telecom sector across 8 countries in South Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The mBillionth Award is designed as an annual South Asia’s leading mobile & telecom award platform leading to larger regional Mobile Congress in…

Guwahati eMSME Workshop Report

The socio-economic development of the North Eastern Region of India, consisting of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim has been one of the key areas of concern for the Indian government. Union Minister of Ministry of MSME, Mr. Virbhadra Singh, has recently urged the Indian government to give adequate focus to…

Chanderi Wireless for Community Training Release

The venue Chanderi was selected because, at Chanderi, DEF has a centre for the weavers and has well established infrastructure, a centre with multi-faceted activities like ICT Training Centre, Textile Designing & Apparel Designing Centre, Weaving Centre, Centre for various other activities for the Self help Groups to come to the centre and use the center resources…

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…