Tag: digital india
The Ground Realities of Digital India
Four years since the launch of Digital India, a village in Chhatisgarh waits for electricity and stable mobile network.
Community builds Chhattisgarh’s First Digital Village with WiFi
More than 300km from Raipur, the road that leads to Silphili village is anything but smooth – the drive is positively bone-rattling. The residents of this Chhattisgarh village are mostly small-time farmers; growing rice – people you’d least expect to be ‘smart’. Yet, Silphili, tucked away in Chhattisgarh’s border district...
Kisan Credit Card Scam unearthed in Jharkhand
The Kisan Credit Card (KCC) intends to help farmers who are economically weak to take credit at lesser rates to buy seeds, fertilizers and other important things needed for irrigation and farming. But what happens when a hopeful farmer is scammed by the very bank official who appeared as a...