Rural Knowledge Centers: Partners in Promoting a New ODL Paradigm

Dixit, S and Dileepkumar, G and Balaji, V and Borkar, S and Takwale, R (2006) Rural Knowledge Centers: Partners in Promoting a New ODL Paradigm. In: The Fourth PCF Conference, 30 October - 3 November 2006, Ocho Rios, Jamaica.

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It is called a Rural Knowledge Center (RKC), Village Information Center (VIC) or a Community Learning and Information Center (CLIC). It is a new institution in the Indian rural milieu. It is a one-stop center of the village where community members can be assisted with information ranging from how to manage pod borer infestation in their pigeonpea crop to what are the government schemes currently in operation his/her village. These are increasingly seen as vehicles of capacity building and educational change in rural India. Home to nearly 65% of the country

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Others > Agriculture-Farming, Production, Technology, Economics
Depositing User: Mr Sanat Kumar Behera
Date Deposited: 29 Feb 2012 03:39
Last Modified: 04 May 2015 12:09
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