E-learning for rural boys and girls
Posted by Vinay Ganti on 16 July, 2009 in ALL POSTS, News3 Comments
Srei Sahaj e-Village, a subsidiary of Srei Infrastructure and Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) plan to collaborate to provide distance leaerning programs to villages in rural India. While unsurprising, it is a very serious issue as “[t]he net enrollment ratio of the rural youth stands at a mere 7.48 percent for boys and 4.5 percent for girls, which is remarkably lower than 17.84 percent and 16.9 percent respectively for urban boys and girls.” [Source: SiliconIndia]
Through the use of Sahaj’s Common Service Centers coupled with IGNOU’s accredidation for every course, the partnership will be able to provide much needed mediums for education at 12,000 locations.
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3 Comments on “E-learning for rural boys and girls”
21 July, 2009, 19:17
How do I get more details and do I get any help in setting this up in my village?
26 July, 2009, 3:02
What is the process to start ‘e-learning for boys & girls at my village in the state of Orissa, India.
27 August, 2009, 22:39
i would like to assist in this inititative . we are currently conducting IT -online assessments for an NGO in regional languages and have developed an online offline platforms , keeping in mind the current internet infrastructure ( bandwidth) available in villages.