Archive for May, 2010

Drawing Competition

Posted by satyendra_s85broci On May - 3 - 2010

The design making competition was held in the CWICTRC on 15th February 2009. To generate curiosity among the population and attract the children of Chanderi to the centre a drawing contest was organized. The event attracted around 200 people who came from all ages and backgrounds. Uzma Shahin was awarded the first prize for her effort.


Posted by satyendra_s85broci On May - 3 - 2010

The Chanderi Weavers’ ICT resource was formally inaugurated on February 9th, 2009 by Sh. Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia, Union Minister of State for IT and Communications, Government of India. The Guests of Honour included eminent bureaucrat Smt. Geeta Mishra, District Collector, Ashoknagar, Madhya Pradesh; Sh. Bhupender Singh, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Textiles; Sh. A K Singh, Secretary, Ministry of Textile; Sh. EVKS Elangovan, Minister of State for Textiles; Sh. R Chandrashekhar, Special Secretary, IT, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT), Sh Jainder Singh, Secretary DIT and MCIT; and Sh. E K Bharat Bhushan, Joint Secretary and Financial Advisor, DIT and MCIT.

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About Us

Posted by satyendra_s85broci On May - 3 - 2010

Nestled in the picturesque Vindhyachal valley and situated in the Ashok Nagar district of Madhya Pradesh, the town of Chanderi is famous world over for its magnificent weaves. The town also hosts the occasional sightseer since it is interspersed with more than hundred monuments, both religious and secular, which stand in testimony for its glorious and eventful past.  Chanderi can best be described as a rural town with an urban consciousness. Weaving is the source of livelihood for more than 60% of its population, while the rest are engaged in agriculture, biri making, stone quarring and tertiary occupations.

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Posted by satyendra_s85broci On May - 2 - 2010

This is the English version of the brochure. You can click on the image to get the full view of it.

This is the Hindi version of the brochure. You can click on the image to get the full view of it.

Madhya Pradesh – The State

Posted by satyendra_s85broci On May - 1 - 2010

Details of Madhya Preadesh – The State:

Total Geographical Area 308000 sq. Km
Total Forest Coverage 95,221 sq. Km
Total Household 81,24,795
Total Population 60348 (in thousand)
Total ST Population 12,233 (In Thousand) (19.94 %)
Total SC Population 91,55 (In Thousand) (15.40 %)
Total Population Density 196 per sq. km
Total Population Growth Rate 1.77
Male/Female ratio every 1000 Male 920 :  933
Male/Female ratio every 0-6 yr. Male
Rate of Literacy 64.1 percent
Total Workers
Main Workers
Marginal Workers

About Me

Digital Empowerment Foundation, a Delhi based non-profit organization, registered under the “Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860″ endeavours to bridge the digital divide and uplift the downtrodden through the medium of Information Communication and Technology. It has been actively involved in linking ICT to the masses, particularly in rural areas.



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