ICTD Projects

This section includes ICTD Projects, these projects highlights the project goals, moreover benefits to the end-users.    

ICT for Empowerment of Women in Gujarat and Bihar pdf 1.54 mb
Poorest of poor should access ICT related services and they should also benefit from the technology. SEWA has more than 1 million members spread across 9 states of India. 2/3rd of SEWA?s members in Gujarat are from the rural areas.
Keywords : Empowerment of women, SEWA, Gujarat, Bihar, Community Learning Center, CLC, Rural Entrepreneurship, Sanskar Kendras
Posted : 10th September, 2009
Kutch Nav Nirman Abhiyan pdf 696.95 kb
KNNA is a network of 28 Rural Development Voluntary Organizations in the district of kutch in Gujarat State. This network has come together and an ambitious project has been drawn up to use Information and Communications Technologies.
Keywords : Setu, Panchayati raj, V-SAT, Vyapar, Kutch, Self Government, Gujarat, Mahiti Mitra, Gram Sabha
Posted : 1st May, 2009
Village Information System- attempting to transform rural Governance pdf 607.32 kb
Access to information becomes a key to healthy and dynamic democracy to ensure participation of all in development. The challenge lies in ensuring easy flow of public information to rural citizens across the country for achieving improvement in the qualit
Keywords : Gujrat, Village Information system, e-dhara, Mahiti, Gangagyan, e-gram, e-Prima, saline area, community involvement
Posted : 1st May, 2009
Taking ICT to Marginalized Communities pdf 226.44 kb
Marginalized communities are generally excluded from development processes, more so in the case of ICT for Development. Paradoxically ICT can be of maximum benefit to such group. Abhiyan's pioneering efforts to extend the benefits of ICT to marginalized c
Keywords : Abhiyan, marginalized community, Mahiti mitra, Rural artisan, rural kiosk, VSAT, ISRO, Setu
Posted : 1st May, 2009