Bridging the Digital Divide: E-initiatives in Karnataka State


Affiliations

  • Karnataka State Women University, Department of Library and Information Science, Bijapur, 586 109, India

Abstract

Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) can create, disseminate, store, bring value and manage information in a way that few could have imagined. Technological change is the major contributor to the growth and development of the information society; e-learning, e-libraries, e-health, e-governance, etc. have become pillars of the information society. The present study briefly describes the various endeavours of the government and non government organizations in Karnataka state by creating E- initiatives projects to bridge the digital divide.

Keywords

Digital Divide, Information and Communication Technology, Women Empowerment, E-Initiatives, Karnataka.

Subject Discipline

Digital Libraries

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