In this Pandemic situation we get to hear some inclusive news, Whats App has now partnered with CSC- Common Service Center will launch a chatbot for the citizens to receive digital literacy resources and services in our country.
The main objective of this partnership is to close the digital divide and stimulate rural entrepreneurship. Government schemes such as the Digital Beti, Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDISHA), and many other initiatives will be available in Hindi as well as in English and in seven other regional languages.
What’s App and CSC focus to empower rural communities by providing them with digital skills and creating livelihoods by promoting rural entrepreneurship and there will be a skill development initiative all across the country.
Here’s the main thing here is that we notice that this is being done throughout this pandemic situation of the ongoing coronavirus in the whole world.
For Non-Indians it’s time to be happy now because individuals can texts ‘Namaste’ to CSC Academy’s official WhatsApp account at 9999189321 to get access to details on course models for Government scheme programs.
The head of Public policy Shri Shivnath Thukral said that “WhatsApp would continue to invest in partnerships to help entrepreneurs learn new digital skills for India to grow”.
Shivnath Thukral also said that “We are delighted to partner with CSC to support rural women entrepreneurs and help meet CSC’s goal of digital literacy”.
Thukral also added in his speech that ” As the mood of our conversations book online during this period of physical distancing, WhatsApp is becoming an easy simple, and a preferred platform for conversations between customers and businessmen, as well as for the governments and citizens.
By August 2021 more than 500 unique users have accessed CSC’s WhatsApp chatbot and 10 million beneficiaries are expected to use it soon.
In more than 3,000 villages in 10 states of India, the government scheme digital beti initiative aims to train 5000 rural entrepreneurs in digital literacy and the PMGDISHA scheme focuses on making at least 40% of rural households digitally literate.
Common Service Center (CSC) will be implemented all across the country said Dinesh Tyagi, CEO of CSC SPV.
Dinesh Tyagi also said that “Due to the coronavirus pandemic, training was suspended across the country and the ability to deliver digital literacy models WhatsApp will help us extend the program to those who have not yet been reached in rural and urban areas”.
This partnership will redefine the real content delivery model all related to education and skills, especially for rural areas in our country.