New Delhi:Automaker Renault India said on Monday that it has partnered with CSC e-Governance Services (Common Service Centers) to support the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Sakharta Abhiyaan (PMGDISHA), the country’s flagship program which aims to provide knowledge digital to the masses. The partnership aims to empower citizens in rural areas by teaching them how to use computers or digital devices such as laptops, navigate the internet, access government websites and banking services, and make digital payments, a Renault India said in a statement.
As part of this partnership, the company donated five cars to CSC e-Governance Services to help them improve their skills in rural and semi-urban areas of India and help them develop professional and vocational skills , he added.
Renault cars will participate in the dissemination of information on learning paths and will support CSC teams in conducting training for the transmission of financial and digital skills in rural areas.
Through these cars, VLEs (village-level contractors) will also publicize proper COVID-19 behavior and protocols, he added.
Commenting on the partnership, Renault India Operations CEO and Managing Director, Venkatram Mamillapalle said, “Renault cars will act as a ‘knowledge repository on wheels’ helping to empower people in rural areas by giving them access to information. , knowledge and skills required.
Stating that digital literacy is a key part of the government’s vision to build a self-reliant society, he said, “This is an important step in rural integration as it is in line with the government’s objective strengthen the rural economy and empower rural and semi-autonomous populations. -urban sectors not only in terms of financial viability, but also through the qualification and capacity building of knowledge of the masses.”
Dinesh Tyagi, Managing Director of CSC SPV CSC is mandated to train six million rural citizens in digital skills under the PMGDISHA.
Thanking Renault India for its support, he said “these cars will be deployed in different locations and will help our teams to organize trainings, further bridging the digital divide, especially in rural and semi-urban areas.”
Last year, Renault partnered with CSC Grameen eStore, a subsidiary of CSC e-Governance Services India Ltd (CSC-SPV), to strengthen its rural presence and get closer to customers in remote areas.
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