Archive for May, 2010

Chanderi ICT-in-Education Programme

Posted by satyendra_s85broci On May - 1 - 2010

Chanderi has 11 government run schools and 7 Govt. aided Madarsas which still rely on the traditional mode of one way learning process. Apart from this, these schools have hardly any ICT enabled applications in learning and teaching processes. A preliminary survey has indicated that these schools can enhance their operations and performance through ICT tools and applications provided such initiatives meet their curriculum needs in local language.

Creation of an e-Commerce enabled website

Posted by satyendra_s85broci On May - 1 - 2010

Along with being a weavers’ micro – tourism centre, CWICTRC will also function as an outlet for buying and selling textiles as well as apparels. The center will soon have its own e-commerce website to sell apparels directly through internet, connecting the weavers with the world. Consequentially, profit mongering middlemen and middle level agencies will be eliminated and the weavers themselves will be the beneficiaries of their own labour.

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Creation of a Supply Chain

Posted by satyendra_s85broci On May - 1 - 2010

Creation of a Supply ChainFollowing the institution of an exclusive in – house store, a supply chain will be created and the weavers’ will be able to supply products directly to showrooms across the country. Partners in this initiative include:

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Creation of an Exclusive Outlet

Posted by satyendra_s85broci On May - 1 - 2010

Creation of an Exclusive OutletThe major source of revenue for the Chanderi Weavers’ ICT Resource Center (CWICTRC) would be generated through the sale of its products, which would be displayed in the in house store, which would function as an exclusive outlet. Products for sale will include both apparels (saris, suits, scarves and stoles) and utility items (cushion covers, table covers and curtains).

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Training in Basic English language

Posted by satyendra_s85broci On May - 1 - 2010

Training in Basic English languageThe ICT resource centre endeavours to impart training in Basic English language skills through the English Relay Program (ERP).

The English Relay Program is devised by IL & FS Education and Technology Services Limited (IETS), an institution promoted by Infrastructure Leasing and Finance Services Limited. IETS is committed to enhancing the quality and delivery of education. Being both comprehensive and interactive, the English Relay Program (ERP) is specially designed to cater to the rural masses.

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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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