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The annual ICT4D Conferences have proven to be an invaluable opportunity for NGOs, private sector organizations, universities, governmental agencies and foundations to share their experience in using ICT to increase the impact of development programs and to learn from each other.  In 2016, 750 individuals from 76 countries and 320 private sector and public sector and civil society explored the ways to harness the full power of digital solutions to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.  Our thanks to Accenture, Catholic Relief Services, Esri, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, iMerit Technology Services, Inmarsat, IS Solutions, Making All Voices Count, Mercy Corps, Microsoft, NetHope, Oxfam, Pandexio, Qualcom Wireless Reach, RTI International, SimbaNet and World Vision for making that possible.

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Monday, May 16 • 14:00 - 14:45
Digital Inclusion of Young Aspirants LIMITED

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A hundred million educated young men and women in rural India remain unemployed due to absence of marketable skills even though the country has increased its GDP significantly. In nine years Anudip has empowered over 50,000 youth for IT-enable jobs and business startups through training in IT and market-aligned job skills. This paper will present technologies that Anudip has deployed to offer blended multimedia learning in an environment of intermittent electrical power and internet in hard-to-access regions, while gearing up to increase its annual training capacity by a factor of ten.

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Dipak Basu

CEO, Anudip Foundation
Dipak Basu has spent much of his life employing technology in humanitarian missions worldwide. | | In 2006 Dipak set up Anudip Foundation, a nonprofit company dedicated to improving livelihoods of rural poor in developing countries through training in information technology and entrepreneurship. | | In 2001 Dipak founded and served for three years as Executive Director of NetHope, a technology alliance of the world's largest aid... Read More →



Monday May 16, 2016 14:00 - 14:45
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