e-governance savvy kids in Kochi

Project aims to impart e-governance literacy to around 12,000 Class X students

GN Bureau | January 21, 2014

The St Teresa’s College has rolled out a project to train almost 12,000 government school students in e-governance at the Government Girls High School on January 16th.
According to a report in the Indian Express, the initiative is the brainchild of the economics department of the college and is an extension of the much-lauded ‘e-jalakam’ initiative of the college, and has been aptly titled as ‘e-Jaalakam@School’.
The report said that the project aims to impart e-governance literacy to around 12,000 Class X students of 86 government and aided schools across the district.
A student’s handbook on e-governance - e Mithram - was also released at the function. The handbook would provided to the students for better understanding of the e-governance processes during the training sessions, said the report. It also mentioned that the project has been sponsored by Rainbow Publishers Pvt Ltd and Greater Cochin Round Table 102.



Other News

Governance Now journalists win award for best TB reporting

Governance Now on Thursday bagged the REACH Media Awards for 2017-2018 for best reporting (English category) on tuberculosis (TB) at an event co-hosted by REACH, USAID and Lilly Global Health in partnership with the Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis. Our cover story

Simple facts about Special Status states

N Chandrababu Naidu-led Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Friday parted ways from the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) at the centre. The official quitting of the alliance was preceded by the pulling out of two ministers out of the Narendra Modi government, a week ago. The

Peak performance

What is Narendra Modi’s biggest electoral success during the current term as prime minister? At first blush, most would say the Uttar Pradesh victory. That would be looking at the obvious (UP is the heart of the Hindi heartland) and at mere numbers (it has the maximum Lok Sabha seats). Yes, it was a

On a dangerous tangent

The killing of a seven-year-old boy at Ryan International School, Gurgaon, suddenly brought focus on violence by students in school. It was a gruesome case indeed: On September 8 last year, Barun Chandra Thakur dropped his children, including seven-year-old Pradyuman, at school around 8 am. By the time he

Juvenile crime and punishment

Like our jails, our correction centres for juvenile offenders are hardly conducive to bringing about positive change. No one will dispute the fact that an underaged criminal, especially if he or she is a first-timer, needs to be given a chance to reform, however heinous the crime. Unfortunately, society&rs

If you’re happy and you know it...

Finland has emerged as the world’s happiest country, as per the World Happiness Report 2018. The report has ranked 156 countries by their happiness levels, and 117 countries by the happiness of their immigrants. This year, the main focus of the report is on migration within and between countries.

Current Issue

Current Issue


CM Nitish’s convoy attacked in Buxar


Facebook    Twitter    Google Plus    Linkedin    Subscribe Newsletter