A digital Joyride

 

#InTheNews Sarah Berry embarks on a journey to Tinsukia, Assam to discover one of the many nuances of the Oil India Limited Dikhya project. Seven programmes under OIL Dikhya project are implemented by Oil India Limited in association with IL&FS Education and Technology Services (IETS) and the State Institute of Rural Development (SIRD) in the OIL operation areas of Upper Assam. One such interesting programme is called the Computer Bus Programme. Launched in 2012 for students of rural schools, the project is being implemented in 24 schools (classes VI to VIII) covering the areas of Dibrugarh, Tinsukia and Sivasagar. The programme has so far benefited more than 20,000 students via custom designed and fabricated mobile buses/vans

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