ICT's India

e-Arik: ICTs for Agricultural Extension Services to the Tribal Farmers

The reports indicated that 45 per cent of the world’s ICT projects implemented in India. And also Asia’s highest number of information kiosks implemented across rural India (Chattopadhyay, 2004; Manzar, 2004). In addition, Government of India policy proposed a knowledge centre in every village by 2007 (Swaminathan, 2005). However, the most of the ICT projects are implemented in the socio- economically developed states of India. There is no village level ICT initiative in the poorest tribal population dominated eight states of North-East India.

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