Microsoft IT kiosks in rural India

02Feb06

Microsoft to set up 50,000 IT kiosks in rural India

The initiative, named ”Saksham” (self-reliant), would provide local entrepreneurs a chance to set up and manage kiosks on a self-sustaining basis for providing content and services to the rural populace.

The article also says that the aim of this initiative is to reach 50% of the rural population in three years. If this effort works, it means, finally an e-information/commerce idea that reaches a wide audience, instead of remaining a model or experiment that many successful projects are now.

More here on this link on desipundit

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