Views on implications and impact of ICT in Districts:
Dr. J. GANESAN
District: Sirsa (Haryana)
A digital, literate society is the way forward for the world at large. The dynamics of how we communicate and work have changed the people to being classified as digitally literate / digitally illiterate.
1. However, two issues, viz. “the digital divide between the urban and the rural areas” and the “issue of functional literacy” need to be addressed simultaneously.
2. By enhancing the digital literacy skills of the youth, it is possible to increase the employment opportunities and active engagement in the digital world.
Mrs. Jaishri Kiyawat
District : Jhabua (Madhya Pradesh)
1. To deliver e-Governance services and Social Inclusion with cost effective ICT implementation approach.
2. To use ICT effectively in improving governance practices in Jhabua.
3. To bridge rural-urban digital divide and improve connectivity with cost effective technology.
4. State wide area networks (SWAN) must continue to run smoothly with better understanding.