Partnering for Promotion of Digital Literacy Among Women in Rajasthan Through Bhartiya Model of Digital Literacy

13 Pages Posted: 27 Sep 2015

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Harsh Purohit

Banasthali Vidyapith

Niharika Bharti

Banasthali University

Ankur Joshi

Banasthali Vidyapith - Faculty of Management Studies; Management Development Institute

Date Written: September 25, 2015

Abstract

Being digitally literate is the need of the hour and utmost important for upliftment and empowerment of women. This paper presents the conceptual framework of Digital Literacy (DL) and introduces the Indian model termed as BMDL. It identifies various initiatives launched by Government of India for DL and further highlights the first of its kind of initiative proposed by Banasthali Vidyapith (the largest fully residential university for women’s education in the world) to join hands with suitable partners under CSR for enhancing DL of about 10,000 women at campus and surrounding villages of Rajasthan.

Keywords: Digital Literacy, Cyber Ethics, Cyber Security, BMDL

JEL Classification: M14

Suggested Citation

Purohit, Harsh and Bharti, Niharika and Joshi, Ankur, Partnering for Promotion of Digital Literacy Among Women in Rajasthan Through Bhartiya Model of Digital Literacy (September 25, 2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2665736 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2665736

Harsh Purohit (Contact Author)

Banasthali Vidyapith ( email )

Banasthali Vidyapith
P.O. Banasthali Vidyapith
Rajasthan, Rajasthan 304022
India
9887886320 (Phone)

Niharika Bharti

Banasthali University ( email )

Banasthali Vidyapith
P.O. Banasthali Vidyapith
Rajasthan, Rajasthan 304022
India

Ankur Joshi

Banasthali Vidyapith - Faculty of Management Studies ( email )

India

Management Development Institute ( email )

Mehrauli Road
Sukhrali
Gurgaon, Haryana 122001
India

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