Digital Literacy Mission centre comes to a Pune slum

30th October 2014
Digital Literacy Mission centre comes to a Pune slum

New Delhi,  October  30  2014:  The first  National Digital Literacy Mission (NDLM) Centre in Pune  has come up in the Annabhau Sathe Samaj Mandir in the Yamuna Nagar slum community, located in Viman Nagar (near the airport). 
Leading  Pune -headquartered software and infrastructure services provider, Zensar Technologies has  partnered with the Pune Municipal Corporation and  the NASSCOM Foundation to make this happen.
Ganesh Natarajan CEO and Vice Chairman, Zensar Technologies and Chairman -NASSCOM Foundation said, “We are delighted to announce the inauguration of the NDLMCentre in Pune as a follow-up to our successful Hyderabad Centre. This initiative reinforcesour support to the Prime Minister’s mission of a digitally literate India, which is aimed at empowering at least one person per household with digital literacy by 2020.”
At a national level, NASSCOM Foundation has pledged support to the NDLM and is workingclosely with the Department of Electronics & IT (DeitY), Government of India to train an initial pool of one million digitally literate Indians and eventually spread digital literacy and IT Enabled Skills to every household in India through Corporate NDLM Centres, Digital Libraries, Schools and Common Service Centres. Other major NASSCOM companies like Cognizant and Cyient have also pledged support to the initiative.