Hon’ble Prime Min­is­ter Shri Naren­dra Modi to ad­dress Dig­i­tal Sak­sharata Ab­hi­nan­dan Sa­maroh

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Dig­i­tal Sak­sharata Ab­hi­nanadan Sa­maroh will be ad­dressed by Hon’ Prime Min­is­ter Shri Naren­dra Modi on Oc­to­ber 7, 2017 at IIT Gandhinagar. Prad­han­mantri Grameen Dig­i­tal Sak­sharata Ab­hiyan ( PMGDISHA) is an in­te­gral com­po­nent of Dig­i­tal In­dia Ini­tia­tive of the Gov­ern­ment. The scheme en­vis­age to make 6 crore cit­i­zens dig­i­tally lit­er­ate in ru­ral In­dia. The func­tion will high­light the sig­nif­i­cance of dig­i­tal lit­er­acy in ad­dress­ing is­sue of dig­i­tal di­vide/ pro­mote dig­i­tal fi­nan­cial trans­ac­tions and sup­port in pro­vid­ing ac­cess to in­for­ma­tion, knowl­edge and skill there by lead­ing to dig­i­tally em­pow­ered so­ci­ety. PMGDISHA en­vis­age to pro­vide equal op­por­tu­nity to ru­ral cit­i­zens en­abling them to ac­tively par­tic­i­pate in na­tion build­ing and ac­cess liveli­hood through Dig­i­tal Tech­nol­ogy, De­vices and Ser­vices. Apart from the Prime Min­ster, the func­tion will also be presided by Hon’ Min­is­ter for Elec­tron­ics & IT and Law & Jus­tice Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon’ Min­is­ter for Hu­man Re­source De­vel­op­ment Shri Prakash Javadekar, Hon’ Chief Min­is­ter of Gu­jarat, Shri Vi­jaib­hai Ru­pani, Hon’ Min­is­ter of State for Hu­man Re­source De­vel­op­ment, Shri Satya Pal Singh, Hon’ Min­is­ter of State for Elec­tron­ics & IT and Tourism (In­de­pen­dent Charge) Shri K J Alphons, Hon’ Deputy Chief Min­is­ter of Gu­jarat, Shri Nit­inbhai Pa­tel, Hon’ State Min­is­ter for Ed­u­ca­tion and Rev­enue, Shri Bhu­pen­dras­inh Chu­dasama, among other dig­ni­taries. PMGDISHA scheme was ini­ti­ated in Fe­bru­ary 2017 by the Gov­ern­ment to pro­vide ba­sic dig­i­tal lit­er­acy train­ing to six crore cit­i­zens across ru­ral In­dia within two years, tar­get­ing at least one per­son from ev­ery house­hold. Cit­i­zens trained un­der PMGDISHA

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