Towards a Framework for Planning and Designing of Rural Knowledge Centres

Dileepkumar, G and Holz-Clause, M and Sai, K A and Chaudhary, S and Balaji, V (2010) Towards a Framework for Planning and Designing of Rural Knowledge Centres. In: CIGR 2010, 2010, Québec City, Canada.

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Exponential growth in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and establishment of telecentres1 have been fast spreading across the globe. Telecentres equipped with ICTs have become new ways of reaching the people and delivering services in the developing countries [3]. In the continuous process, these centres have been acknowledged as new institutions in the global rural milieu, to empower the rural communities by bringing the benefits of contemporary ICTs in their reach such as e-governance, telemedicine, digital literacy, e-agriculture.....

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Uncontrolled Keywords: We would like to thank Iowa State University Global Extension, ICRISAT, and DA-IICT for providing us an opportunity to carry out this study. We greatly value the support and incomparable affection from the operators of Rural Knowledge Centres and rural communities in the selected field sites of this study. We would like to extend our sincere thanks to all researchers who has shared their experiences of ICT4D assessment studies.
Subjects: Others > Agriculture-Farming, Production, Technology, Economics
Depositing User: Mr Sanat Kumar Behera
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2013 04:49
Last Modified: 04 May 2015 12:33
Acknowledgement: UNSPECIFIED
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