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I am a sociologist by education and training and a researcher by vocation. Since the last seven, I have been working on projects dealing with telecentre networks, telecentres and telecentre issues. My background in rural development projects has been helpful in appreciating the pros and cons of ICT for Rural Development (ICT4RD). I specialize in research, knowledge management and communication
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The sociology of ICTs, ICT4D, ICT4RD, Telecentre Research, Knowledge Management and Communication
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http://shiprasblogs.blogspot.com/
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Shipra Sharma commented on Shipra Sharma's blog post Moving Towards an Indian Telecentre Network – National Consultation on Empowering Rural India through Telecentres: Opportunities, Challenges and the Way Forward
"Thank you Richard for your appreciation. These observations are based on my participation in this national consultation. Of course, there is so much knowledge that can be shared between regional networks. I am glad that you found some points for…"
Jul 12, 2012
Shipra Sharma replied to Shipra Sharma's discussion Telecentres and Sustainability, 23-25 May, 2011, Bangkok, Thailand, Day I in the group Telecentre Sustainability
"You are most welcome :)"
Jul 12, 2012
Shipra Sharma replied to Shipra Sharma's discussion Telecentres and Sustainability Training Workshop, 23-25 May, 2011, Bangkok, Thailand: A Report in the group Telecentre Sustainability
"Thank you Paloma. Its great to know that you are doing your PhD on this subject. This is an open group, so if you find some relevant literature on this subject, you can post it here. The group will benefit from your contributions."
Jul 12, 2012
Richard O'Farrell commented on Shipra Sharma's blog post Moving Towards an Indian Telecentre Network – National Consultation on Empowering Rural India through Telecentres: Opportunities, Challenges and the Way Forward
"I have been involved with Digital Agenda Europe: Every European Digital for past two years. I have been recently reading "Role of Telecentres as Knowledge Networks: Successes and Challenges" (2009)…"
Jul 9, 2012
Paloma Valdivia replied to Shipra Sharma's discussion Telecentres and Sustainability, 23-25 May, 2011, Bangkok, Thailand, Day I in the group Telecentre Sustainability
"Thanks you Shipra"
Jul 6, 2012
Paloma Valdivia replied to Shipra Sharma's discussion Telecentres and Sustainability Training Workshop, 23-25 May, 2011, Bangkok, Thailand: A Report in the group Telecentre Sustainability
"Dear Shipra, I greatly appreciate your work of literature review, and your contributions to this group. I am doing my PhD thesis on sustainability of telecentres. The literature that I have reviewed overlaps with much of the literature that you…"
Jul 6, 2012
Md.Minarul Islam left a comment for Shipra Sharma
"On 15th November, 2009, Telecentre.org Foundation and Digital Empowerment Foundation organised a national consultation on Empowering service @ doorsteps through Telecentres: Opportunities, Challenges and the Way Forward. The consultation was well…"
Jan 30, 2012
Shipra Sharma added a discussion to the group Telecentre Sustainability
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Telecentres and Sustainability Training Workshop, 23-25 May, 2011, Bangkok, Thailand: A Report

1. IntroductionThe sustainability concern reigns supreme in the telecentre domain. It has become so important that in the telecentre context, Bill Gates’ statement, ‘Content is King’ can be slightly modified as ‘Sustainability is King’. If telecentres are not sustainable and are not capable of enduring…See More
Jun 17, 2011

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Flavour of the Month for June 2011: Telecentres and Women
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Shipra Sharma Jun 10, 2011.

Government vs Civil Society Organisation/ Private Sector supported telecentres/ networks
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Shipra Sharma Oct 5, 2009.

Shipra Sharma's Blog

Telecentres and Sustainability, 23-25 May, 2011, Bangkok, Thailand, Day I

The sustainability concern reigns supreme in the telecentre domain. It has become so important that in the telecentre context, Bill Gates’ statement, ‘Content is King’ can be slightly modified as ‘Sustainability is King’. If telecentres are not sustainable and are not capable of enduring themselves over a period of time, then everything right from developing local content and locally relevant services to implementing eGovernance at the grassroots level becomes redundant and they also strike…

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Posted on May 29, 2011 at 1:00am

Moving Towards an Indian Telecentre Network – National Consultation on Empowering Rural India through Telecentres: Opportunities, Challenges and the Way Forward

On 16th December, 2010, Telecentre.org Foundation and Digital Empowerment Foundation organised a national consultation on Empowering Rural India through Telecentres: Opportunities, Challenges and the Way Forward. The consultation was well attended and included all the stakeholders involved in the telecentre movement in India. There were participants from some of the leading NGOs with significant telecentre initiatives or associated with telecentre initiatives, such as TARAhaat, e-Chaupal,…

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Posted on December 17, 2010 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

ICTs and Food, Health and Livelihood Security in the Era of Climate Change: 7th Convention of Grameen Gyan Abhiyan, 27–28 November 2010

A couple of weeks ago, I came across Kentaro Toyama’s thought provoking article, “Can Technology End Poverty?” What Dr. Toyama put forward and beautifully concluded was that yes, technology is important for everyone, but the kind of impact it will have on development depends largely on digitally deprived people’s access to technology, the capability to use the technology and the motivation to use the technology for development, not just for pure and… Continue

Posted on December 3, 2010 at 3:00pm

Informal like 'Nature': Telecentre.org Academy Counsellors’ Workshop on the Telecentre Management Course

‘Open’, ‘Informal’, ‘Participatory’, ‘Impromptu’, ‘Extempore’ are some of the words that describe the Telecentre.org Academy Counsellors’ Workshop on the Telecentre Management Course held on 29 – 30th November 2010 at the Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini, Wadala, Mumbai. The surroundings in which this two day residential workshop was held also echo the same sentiments. Cradled in the lap… Continue

Posted on December 1, 2010 at 6:43pm

Soon, farmers to detect crop disease via mobile by Hemant Singh

Source: iGovernment



The new application, known as “mKrishi” will be available to farmers through mobile phones network throughout the country.

Published on 11/11/2010 - 14:18:03 PM

By Hemant Singh



Chandigarh: Farmers all across the nation need not worry about pests and crop diseases as they will soon be able to get all this information on their mobile… Continue

Posted on November 12, 2010 at 11:35am — 2 Comments

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At 8:03pm on January 30, 2012, Md.Minarul Islam said…

On 15th November, 2009, Telecentre.org Foundation and Digital Empowerment Foundation organised a national consultation on Empowering service @ doorsteps through Telecentres: Opportunities, Challenges and the Way Forward. The consultation was well attended and included all the stakeholders involved in the telecentre movement in Bangladesh UISC.

At 7:34am on March 05, 2011, Jimmy L. Calata gave Shipra Sharma a gift
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Great work!
At 12:59am on November 24, 2010, meeramohideen anwar sathath said…
sorry..late reply.thank u madam
At 9:25am on July 13, 2010, Niranjan Meegammana gave Shipra Sharma a gift
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Thank you!
At 7:43pm on June 29, 2010, Anjali Semwal said…
Hi Shipra, Could you help me with downloading the latest version of Telecentre.org. Thanks
At 5:00pm on June 29, 2010, Anjali Semwal said…
Hi Shipra, I would like to download the latest version of telecenter.org. I tried but no link has come to my email id as yet. Thanks for your help in this matter. regards Anjali
At 8:05pm on June 28, 2010, Anjali Semwal said…
Shipra, I have registered with telecentre.org and have received the following link-http://www.telecentre.org/profil/eAnjaliSemwal?xg_source=msg_wel_accepted. However when i try to download the pdf version of the e-Gov, I am asked for username and password which i type in but it says that it is not correct. Kindly advise me on the correct procedure. Thanks and regards Anjali Semwal, Exhibitions India Group.
At 8:11pm on June 16, 2010, Philip Montalvão gave Shipra Sharma a gift
At 9:03am on March 09, 2010, Jimmy L. Calata gave Shipra Sharma a gift
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Welcome my friend! Let's try to contact all our colleagues, and encourage them to join us and share their experiences to this online community...
 
 
 
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