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Sonowal launches digital literacy programme

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  25 Aug 2016 12:00 AM GMT

By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, August 24: Making a person in every family digitally literate as a core component, Assam Chief Minister Sarbanda Sonowal today launched Digital Literacy Programme in 126 gram panchayats of 126 Legislative Assembly Constituencies (LACs) at a function at the conference hall of Assam Secretariat. The programme has been launched to leverage information and communication technology for spreading digital literacy to every household in the State. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Sonowal said, “Through Digital Literacy Programme we envisage to make every citizen, even the poorest of the poor to be digitally empowered and use digital technologies for meaningful actions in their life. We also want to use technologies to bridge the digital gap and create awareness among people at every nook and corner of the State about Government schemes and programmes digitally”. Chief Secretary VK Pipersenia, Additiol Chief Secretary VS Bhaskar, MD Amtron MK Yadav, Commissioner Dr. KK Dwivedi along with a host of senior officers were present on the occasion.

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