Spearheading technology-driven learning in Jamshedpur, Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, inaugurated a digital literacy van and a computer literacy centre for the students of Jojobera.
The initiatives are a part of Tata Power’s larger endeavour to bridge the digital and gender gaps and encourage e-learning among younger generations in Jamshedpur.
The digital literacy van project, which was launched as part of Tata Power’s “e – Education on Wheels” project, covers six government schools in Jojobera and helps provide students with easy access to the internet and digital modules for a better understanding of their academic curriculum.
The vans are fully-equipped with 10 laptops, a projector & screen, an internet connection, and course modules, and will be staffed by trained teachers.
Additionally, Tata Power also inaugurated a ‘Computer Literacy Centre’ at Chhota Govindpur in Jojobera for young girls and women to learn and upskill themselves with digital knowledge.
- Launches digital literacy van for the masses and school children under the “e – Education on Wheels” project; to cover six government schools near Jojobera.
- Computer centre in Jojobera provides technological training and support to underprivileged students.
- Project aims to bridge the gender and digital literacy divide in rural India.
In an effort to bridge the gender divide and equip women with industry-oriented IT skills, the centre aims to provide and promote professional IT education for girls and women.
The foundation stone of the new computer centre was laid in the presence of Mr Vijayant Ranjan, Chief of Eastern Region Generation, and Mr Jagmit Singh Sidhu, CEO of Tata Power.
Commenting on the digital empowerment, Mr. Vijayant Ranjan, Chief – ER Generation, Tata Power said, “We are glad to have the opportunity to provide the younger generation with ease of access to technological devices through both of these programs.”
“This move is a testimony to our technology-forward approach and larger bid to bring an end to the digital gap. With our continued endeavour to help the masses adapt to changes in technology, we have successfully introduced best-in-class technological solutions for the young generation of Jamshedpur”, Vijayant Ranjan added.
Vijayant Ranjan further said, “The digital learning vans and the computer centre are a reminder that challenges posed by technology should never come in the way of a student’s aspirations and dreams.’’