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December 2011 Blog Posts (25)


Socorro eCenter has finally upgraded its internet connection from satellite to wireless in just four (4) days dated December 23-26, 2011. The geographical location of the lone island-municipality was not able to hinder the possibility of the 31-km wi-fi link across the sea with almost no line of sight. This amazing development has made the ICT-recipient populace rejoiced especially the eCenter personnel and LGU as a whole due the following great advancement, viz:

  • A prohibitive…

Added by Zenith D. Rivas on December 29, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

NAIS SMS Internet Platform Launched

Agriculture and Livestock Minister EMMANUEL has called for increased utilization of Information Technology in enhancing agricultural development.

Mr CHENDA says information technology should be used to easy communication between farmers and agricultural stakeholders.

Mr CHENDA said this in Lusaka when he launched the National Agricultural Information Services (NAIS) Short Messaging System (SMS) platform supported by the International Institute for Communications Development…


Added by Darlington Kahilu on December 27, 2011 at 2:37pm — No Comments

ULAB, BIID hosts WPS Journal Launching on ICT4D

ULAB MSJ and Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) jointly hosted the launching of the first issue of the ICT for Development Working Paper Series on December 15, 2011. The Working Paper Series aims to articulate, capture and document success stories, best practices, lessons learnt and shortcomings of ICT4D projects or researches in developing countries.

For its first issue, the journal contains six articles illustrating the potential of Information and Communication…


Added by Shahid Uddin Akbar on December 24, 2011 at 7:44pm — No Comments

FARMER REGISTRATION Scheme In Common Sevice Center Project(NICT, India)

Farmer Registration is New Scheme under the Project Common Service Center (NICT) Under the supervision of MP Government (Government of India , Department of IT).

The Madhya Pradesh Government is going for online registration of farmers to further simplify the procedure of procurement of wheat,…


Added by NICT on December 24, 2011 at 2:39pm — No Comments

Success Story of Village level entreprenuer- Anand Sharma at Common Service Center Kesoor District (Dhar) , MP, India

Anand Sharma is 12th pass and basically a shopkeeper who sales utensils of stainless and other metal products. His customer network is very strong. When he listened that NREGS payment and Kiosk Banking services is provided through CSC's (Common Service Centers) then he is motivated to start CSC (Common Service Center ) at Kesoori District (Dhar) for providing kiosk banking services and NREGS ( wages payment to needy one. He has started the services by…


Added by NICT on December 21, 2011 at 7:23pm — No Comments Foundations hosts “Five Pillars of Telecentre Sustainability” at eAsia 2011

Last December 2, 2011, an audience of policy-makers, industry leaders, academics, and other members of the private sector and telecentre community, gathered around a panel of seven telecentre experts at eAsia 2011 in Bangladesh, Asia’s premier ICT event. Foundation, a global leader in the growing telecentre movement, teamed up with the eAsia 2011 organizers, namely Bangladesh Computer Council, Support to Digital Bangladesh, Prime Minister's office and CSDMS in India, to…


Added by Seu Yapa on December 20, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Equal Chances for People with Disability in ITA Work Environment

Team ITA gathered to celebrate the spirit of equality under theme of ‘Equal opportunities for the disabled’ on the 22nd of November 2011 at the Waljat College auditorium.

Dr. Salim Al Ruzaiqi, CEO of ITA opened the forum by highlighting ITA’s firm belief in offering equal opportunities for all people to access information and improve their life using technology.…


Added by Seema Saddy Nasser AlKabi on December 17, 2011 at 12:25am — No Comments

Seema AlKabi received the Women Excellence Award 2011 under the category of Information Technology - Excellence awards for women achievers

THE Al Mar’a Excellence Awards, the first-of-its-kind in the Sultanate, honoured women achievers across different fields at a glittering event at The Amphitheatre, Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa on December 5.

The event was held under the auspices of Her Highness Sayyida Dr Muna bint Fahd al…


Added by Seema Saddy Nasser AlKabi on December 17, 2011 at 12:12am — 2 Comments

Women from Puente Alto strengthen their employability through digital literacy from a gender perspective

An estimated 15 unemployed women from the municipality of Puente Alto in Chile, will be the protagonists and beneficiaries of the training course "Digital Literacy for Women in Puente Alto" to be implemented by the "Asociación de Telecentros Activos de Chile - ATACH".

The course is aimed at strengthening the…


Added by Vida Gabe on December 16, 2011 at 5:26pm — No Comments

6 Win MyTelecentre@Work Contest; Winning photos featured in e-Cards

On October 10, 2011, Foundation launched the MyTelecentre@Work contest. After evaluating close to 100 entries, we are pleased to announce that we have finally selected the 6 winners for this competition:

  1. Galina Kuzmina, Gorodishchenskoye Central Library, Russia - "…

Added by on December 16, 2011 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Mindanao managers visit Visayas CeCs for PhilCeC program local exchange and staff visit

A total of 21 CeC managers from Mindanao visited different CeCs in Visayas for the first batch of the Local Exchange and Study Visit, held from December 5-10.

The five-day program provided the CeC managers opportunities to learn from different CeCs and share their own experiences, with the aim of…


Added by Jasmine Mohammadsali on December 15, 2011 at 5:57pm — No Comments

Nomination for 2012-13 Batch Diploma in Basic Rural Technology

Krishi Gram Vikas Kendra, Rukka

A Social Enterprise for Inclusive Growth

(Supported by CSR of Usha Martin Ltd.)

(Registered under society Registration Act XXI of 1860)


Open Vocational Education Programme

A Course Certified by National Institute of Open Schooling

Dear All ,

Nomination for 2012-13 Batch

In the fast growing world, learning new skills has become a necessity. In such an environment, vocational education has assumed…


Added by Meenakshi Sahu on December 15, 2011 at 5:50pm — No Comments

Shilpa Sayura helps youth to create with a purpose

"Every youth has a story" is the principle of Adobe Youth Voices Programme. Shilpa Sayura Foundation collaborating with Adobe Foundation and ThinkingITGlobal, Canada implemented Adobe…

Added by Niranjan Meegammana on December 14, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Asia-Pacific Telecentre Network – Gearing up for 2012

Asia Pacific Telecentre Network (APTN) Secretariat in partnership with Foundation (TCF) held a meeting on Strengthening the Asia Pacific Telecentre Network recently in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This meeting was held on December 3rd in parallel to eAsia 2011, Asia’s primer ICT event held in Dhaka Bangladesh.…


Added by Seu Yapa on December 12, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Success Story of Village level entreprenuer- Akhilesh Jaiswal at Common Service Center Dhar , MP, India

Akhilesh Jaiswal is a graduate person and earlier worked in a cloth shop. He was only focused on MPEB electricity bill collection and MP online service from his center. He started Kiosk banking service from 11-09-09 through his Common Service Center Dhar. Initially he has started weekly campaigning in his locality and increases the awareness among the villagers about this service. As he is educated person of his village, villagers get agreed…


Added by NICT on December 12, 2011 at 6:33pm — No Comments

The Results Are In! Meet your Most Outstanding Telecentre Women Managers

After weeks of public voting and much deliberation by our judges, Foundation is pleased to announce that we have the results from the Global Search competition to determine the Most Outstanding Telecentre Women Managers. Here are the winners for each region:


Added by on December 12, 2011 at 9:00am — 6 Comments

NICT Nominated for Skoch Financial Inclusion Award 2011

NICT Business Correspondent of State bank of India initiative in Common Service Center has been nominated for the Skoch Financial Inclusion Award 2011.…


Added by NICT on December 9, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Intel and LAC sign agreement to benefit digital literacy learners

Intel Corporation and the Network of Networks of Telecentres of Latin America and the Caribbean (Red de Redes de Telecentros de Latinoamérica y El Caribe) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will allow for the implementation of the Intel® Easy Steps program in the Latin America region.

The agreement, which is expected to benefit hundreds of digital literacy learners in telecentres across Latin America, is the latest in Intel’s efforts to partner with telecentres in the…


Added by on December 9, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Pilot project " The financial inclusion Scheme of Govt of India"

NICT started The Pilot Project " Financial inclusion scheme of Govt of India" in the ti-up with BOI on 01st Dec 2011 at hawa bangla, nagar nigam zone , Indore , India. The inauguration of the Kiosk for this project is done by Smt. Padma Bhoje (Parshad, Nagar nigam, Indore). On this very special occasion Sr. zonal officer, Nagar nigam, indore and Sr manager , Bank of India were present over there. Mr. Shekhar Verma( Project In-charge), Ashish Dubey (Samadhan Kendra in-charge, indore), Arvind…


Added by NICT on December 5, 2011 at 5:18pm — No Comments

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