With setting up of project resource centre at Varanasi, Women empowerment will get a boost through capacity building and skill development programs. Livelihood up-gradation of women community through ICT Tools in Basani, Varanasi is about digitally enabling the Basani Community in key areas of – Livelihood enhancement, Healthcare, community scaling up and women empowerment using various ICT tools, applications and methodologies developed by MLAsia. This project will deploy various ICT based technologies in Basani area of Varanasi as CHIC CAD for craft artisans (Livelihood enhancement), & Primary Healthcare (dissemination of health related awareness/ information through tabs and laptops) activities and these technological applications will run concurrently in the target area.

It will facilitate quality education promotion in learning, teaching and educational content generation and usage. It will cater to basic health needs using ICT approach in the area of health and education. It will see promotion of community entrepreneurs in ICT enterprises..

Apart from the above, computer awareness/literacy programmes developed in Gramin Gyan Kendra project will also be provided in resource centre to make the women of the target area as computer literate.

Implementing Partners

Digital India Corporation
(Formerly Media Lab Asia)
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