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Zoya Khan becomes first Transgender operator of Common Service Centre

Khan's vision is to support the transgender community in India by making them digitally literate and give them better opportunities

Zoya Khan,  Transgender operator, Common service centre,Gujarat

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  7 July 2020 5:38 AM GMT

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.

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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