César Cernuda, President of Microsoft Asia Pacific, who was on a 2-day official visit to Colombo, met with a number of Government officials and the Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) to discuss how the software company can further align with the Sri Lanka Government’s plan to make the country the IT hub in the region.
The Head of Microsoft Asia Pacific also met…Continue
When the Sri Lankan government decided to create the e-Library Nenasala Program (eLNP) and build hundreds of computer centers all over the country in order to increase digital literacy, it knew that the low-income, rural residents it was targeting wouldn’t necessarily flock to…Continue
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Sri Lanka’s e-Library Nenasala Programme (eLNP) won the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation‘s 2014 Access to Learning…Continue
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The Balangoda Nenasala Telecentre was launched on the 23rd of August 2005. On 10th October 2005 Nenasala Organized a Workshop for other District Nenasala centres of how to maintain equipment and promote value added services. Nenasala has launched an E-society to develop the rural community through Information Technology and to be self sustainable. To help the rural community, we had to change certain attitudes of the E-society members. Therefore we have done a Personality and Leadership…Continue
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Three Nenasalas (wisdom outlets) were set up recently (20th March) for increasing the information and communication technology knowledge of youth and schoolchildren of low income families in the Colombo District.
The ICT Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) said that these Nenasalas were set up in Slave Island, Ketawalamulla and Maligawatte in Colombo .
The launch of…Continue
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President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the inauguration of the Nenasala in the premises of the Pitigala Vidyatilake Mahapirivena. Pitigala Vidyatilake Mahapirivena Chief incumbent Venerable Yatadolamatte Mahinda Thero, and Senior National Resources Minister Piyasena Gamage are also in the picture.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared open the island's…Continue
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Our challenges keep coming! Preparing our disabled women and youth to face 21st century global challenges is a critical need. Education remains the greatest wealth that can be given to women to think critically and solve problems to finding innovative solutions to problems in everyday life. Technology helps us to create innovative solutions to address critical challenges in educating and training of 21 st century disabled women and youth.
As part of its efforts to spread technology education through the Nenasala network, knowledge centres established under the e-Sri Lanka initiative, the Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) together with Intel Sri Lanka commenced Intel® Easy Steps Senior Trainer training for Nenasala operators recently. The first set of 50 candidates…Continue
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“NenasalaPranama Swarna Sammana 2013”, a felicitation awards ceremony organized by the ICT agency of Sri Lanka to celebrate the dedicated service rendered by the grassroot telecentre champions, one successful telecentre in Kurunegala district shined among over 600 Nenasalas presented at the event. During the ceremony, Udubaddawa Nisala Nenasala(telecentre) was…Continue
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Telecommunication and Information Technology Minister in Sri Lanka: Ranjith Siyambalapitiya says that President Mahinda Rajapaksa is very keen that the benefits of ICT accrue to all. The Minister said so while inaugurating 21 new Nenasalas in the North recently.
Speaking further on the occasion the Minister emphasised: the President wishes that every child develops his /her…
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Udubaddawa Nisala Nenasala in Sri Lanka recently organized a English Reading Competition for the school kids in their village. 21 students were qualified in to the finale round of the competition and it was held on 21st Wednesday, August 2013. Main objective of this program was to help village students to develop and enhance their English language skills. This event was…Continue
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The service of the Manager of the Sooriyawewa Nenasala (telecentre) Centre in Sri Lanka which has won the Award for the best telecentre operator at the First Global Telecentre Awards organized by Telecentre.org Foundation has earned plaudits.
Deepika Priyadharshani, manager of the…Continue
Sarvodaya Fusion together with Etisalat launched an innovative educational program to empower students in rural areas within Udubaddawa A.G.A. divisional secretariat of Kurenegala district in Sri Lanka. This being a pilot project and also for its significance, Udubaddawa Nisala Nenasala (telecentre) was selected as the operational education center.
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UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT is a section where we share with you inspiring stories of Telecentre.org members and partners through brief interviews. In this article, we feature Udesh Mallikarathne, who recently won the Best Telecentre Award at the Nenasala Felicitation Awards 2013…Continue
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Initiated in January 2005 by the then Prime Minister and current President of Sri Lanka, President Mahinda Rajapakse, Nenasalas are Sri Lankan telecentres which "provide access to diverse and unrestricted sources of information and means of communication to all the citizens.” It’s been 8 long years since…Continue
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The Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA), entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Intel Sri Lanka on the adoption of Intel Easy Steps. Intel Easy Steps is a basic technology literacy education programme, provided free of charge by Intel to governments and NGOs around the world, to…Continue
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Social Aid Foundation Nenasala which is popular known as Badulla Nenasala (Tele-centre). Badulla is a city which is situated in up country area of Sri Lanka. It is 220 km far from the capital of Sri Lanka. Here is the last railway station which is running throughout th e up country of Sri Lanka. All religious people are…Continue
Nenasala (Wisdom Outlet) is a government initiated national Telecentre project in Sri Lanka. The Nenasala initiative commenced via a concept of His Excellency the President of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa in order to provide ICT access to the rural areas. Implemented by the Information and…Continue
Innovation is finding new dimensions for development. Development begins with educating people. Shilpa Sayura (Sea of Knowledge) created a new meaning for Nenasala Telecentres in Sri Lanka by finding a new way to address disparity in equal access…Continue