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Indian Army Conducts It Literacy Cadre at MADA, Udhampur

Indian Army Conducts It Literacy Cadre  at MADA, Udhampur

As part of skill development initiative, the Indian Army has organised an IT Literacy Cadre for girl students at Mada Village in Udhampur distt commencing from 02 Mar 23. 23 girl students from the neighboring areas have enrolled for this course. The IT literacy cadre is being organised with an intent of empowering the local students with necessary skills on working on Computers. The capsule will be organised over a period of 30 days wherein IT awareness upon basic computer education will be imparted to students of remote areas where presently IT education infrastructure is not available. The initiative has been welcomed by local Government schools and have shown interest by subscribing to this IT cadre. The IT literacy programme is and extension of Central Government flagship project Sarva Shiksha. This programme in addition to imparting IT training will facilitate towards providing basic IT literacy towards Government initiatives of transparent governance. In a humble inauguration ceremony, Indian Army provided laptops and All-in-One PCs upon which the IT Cadre is being conducted. During the same, the students were also informed about various courses and schemes promulgated by both State and Central Governments which could benefit them in utilising the recently acquired skill set in future. The curriculum of the IT cadre will be a mix of theory and practical. This initiative was enthusiastically received by local villagers when volunteers went to spread awareness upon the conduct of the IT cadre by Indian Army, which is an expression of willing participative and inclusive approach of the villagers. With the rapid change in the socio-economic environment, this initiative is likely to facilitate the Awam of the region to face future challenges of unemployment as well as assist them in earning a respectable livelihood. The participating students as well as prominent members of civil society were appreciative of the unique initiative undertaken by the Indian Army.