Aiming to make denizens aware of digital tools and devices, a new computer training centre has been inaugurated at Sonna gram panchayat. The centre will impart digital literacy to the villagers under Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan.
Sonna gram panchayat secretary Vijay Chalavadi inaugurated the centre during an event held here this month. He pointed that it is high time that villagers need to be aware of technology and devices to prosper.
“Digital literacy is one thing which we lag in the rural areas of India. However, schemes like PMGDISHA will enable the rural population to know about the digital world,” said the secretary following the inauguration.
He also said that the course will enable the citizens to carry out cashless transactions which is part of the learning modules.
VLE Ravi kumar Naganagoudar has set up the centre and he has expressed his vision of transforming the village to a complete digitally literate place in Karnataka. Other gram panchayat members and CSC officials were also present during the inauguration
Bellari district of Karnataka has been very actively promoting PradhanMantriGramin Digital SakshartaAbhiyan across the district. Most of the events held in the district has seen a huge participation and all the efforts of village-level entrepreneurs has helped the district and the villages to transform the place to a digital district.
In order to accommodate more villagers and make them digitally literate, a new centre was inaugurated at Kallahalli in Hosapette, Bennakallu gram panchayat in HB Halli and Shivapura in Kudligi. More than 100 villagers including the beneficiaries participated during the inauguration. Moreover, the village-level entrepreneurs from the neighbouring gram panchayats also participated for the inauguration of the new centre. The citizens have shown great interest in getting enrolled under the programme.
After completion of training programme certificates were also distributed during various held in the district. VLEs, Panchayat officials, CSC officials have been participating and distributing the course completion certificates to the beneficiaries during the various events held in the district. .