Guwahati: Zoya Khan, hailing from Gujarat's Vadodara district has become India's first transgender operator of a Common Service Centre in Gujarat to provide telemedicine consultation.
Common service centre(CSC) is an initiative provided by Government of India for delivering e-services to villages in India, thereby contributing to a digitally and financially inclus They work as change agents, promoting rural entrepreneurship and building rural capacities and livelihood in the society.
Enthralled by the opportunity, Khan said her vision is to support the transgender community in India by making them digitally literate and give them better opportunities.
Union Minister of Electronics and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad, also took to twitter to laud Khan for her vision.
Zoya Khan is India's first transgender operator of Common Service Centre from Vadodara district of Gujarat. She has started CSC work with Tele medicine consultation. Her vision is to support transgender community in making them digitally literate & give them better opportunities. pic.twitter.com/L0P9fnF2JT— Ravi Shankar Prasad (@rsprasad) July 4, 2020
As a part of tele-medicine services under the CSC, patients can acquire digital consultation through video-calling from their nearest centre.
In a midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Zoya Khan's work is seen as inspirtaion as many are facing employment issues due to slow business activity during the lockdown peiod.
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