Digital literacy

Facebook partners with Ministry of Women and Child Development to boost digital literacy

Among the initiatives are a content partnership with the Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD), formation of an ideal 'Internet Consortium' to propose recommendations for online child safety and launch of `We Think Digital`, the company's global digital literacy programme.

Nov 19, 2019, 15:10 PM IST

India to have 600 million netizens by 2020, says study

With increased 4G and 3G penetration, the Internet user base in India is rapidly growing and is expected to double to 600 million users by 2020 from the current 343 million, said a study on Monday.

Dec 05, 2016, 16:57 PM IST

Google to promote digital literacy in Haryana

Search engine giant Google has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the government of Haryana to promote digital literacy in the state.

Aug 22, 2015, 21:23 PM IST

Prasad awards tablet PCs to digitally-trained tribal women

Most of these women are from the Dalit and Maha-Dalit sections of the society and they have been trained through the Common Service Center network.

Aug 08, 2015, 22:06 PM IST

Prasad to launch mobile app for digital literacy on Saturday

The mobile app is prepared to spread digital literacy through self-learning modules. The app is free and is available on Google Play Store.

Aug 07, 2015, 20:04 PM IST

Exclusive: Ravi Shankar Prasad talks about Digital India Programme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the 'Digital India Week' in the national capital tomorrow with a view to empower the people of the country through the Digital India Programme.

Jun 30, 2015, 19:14 PM IST

Delhi University focuses on digital literacy for professors

As the digital revolution gains impetus, the University aims to keep its educators abreast with new technologies in pedagogy.

Mar 05, 2015, 16:56 PM IST

Intel to work with government to digitally skill 5 mn people

US-based chipmaker Intel Tuesday said it will work with the Indian government through its 'Digital Skills for India' program to help 5 million people by the end of 2015.

Dec 02, 2014, 20:54 PM IST

The Social Network

Social skills and digital literacy top the chart of “must-have” skills for new age employees. Experts tell Gauri Rane why?

Jan 14, 2014, 23:35 PM IST