Local government and private organizations drive digital literacy in Andhra Pradesh, India

The District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) of Andhra Pradesh state of India, is currently establishing 14 Skill Development Training Centers in the region to provide women with different sorts of training to improve their livelihoods. The workshops offered cover a broad range of topics which such as setting up domestic and mini-dairies and improving digital literacy skills utilizing smartphones and computers.

The creation of these centers sums up to the efforts currently placed to train more than 1.6 hundred thousand women in digital skills through a series of net centers established throughout the state. Additional support has been provided by private organizations such as Tata Consultancy Services, which offered digital literacy workshops for more than 200 women in the region during 2017.

Source:The Hans India