Digital literacy Current Affairs, GK & News
Government announced on August 7, 2021 that approximately five crore beneficiaries have been enrolled and four crores have been trained under Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan Scheme as of August 2, 2021. Key Points According to Union Minister for women and Child Development, Smriti Irani, over two crore women beneficiaries are registered under the ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
National Statistical Organisation (NSO) recently published the report on ‘household social consumption’ in its 75th round of the survey which was conducted between 2017-2018. The report shows that how digital divide have increased across States, cities and villages, and income groups. Key Findings of the report One in 10 households have access to computer across the ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
The state of Kerala is set to launch a huge digital literacy campaign called ‘I am also digital’ which aims at making the benefits of the state reach the common citizens. This campaign is initiated by the Kerala Literacy Mission and the Kerala State IT Mission under the Department of Information Technology. The drive would ..
We Think Digital is a global digital literacy program of the technology major Facebook. The program was launched in 2019 with an aim to overcome gender imbalance on the internet space. Recently, Facebook launched ‘We Think Digital’ program in Uttar Pradesh, in association with National Commission for Women (NCW) and Cyber Peace Foundation. The program ..
In what could be a major deterrent for governments looking to promote digital transactions and attempting to store data online, a data breach in a financial firm has led to the loss of personal information of 106 million people in the United States and in Canada. What had happened? The total loss to the financial ..