Extending the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi s digital India vision, Intel India has announced the completion of 100 “Unnati Kendras” which means digital learning centres across 11 states in the country. The “Unnati Kendras” are on-ground facilities serving as common access digital learning centers for local citizens, with a focus on education, entrepreneurship and innovation. Each centre is equipped with Intel-powered devices, vernacular language content and relevant training programs for local citizens in the state, creating opportunities for skill development and digital empowerment. Through a network of 100 “Unnati Kendras” deployed at Common Service Centres, the company has made the experience of personal computing real for more than 250,000 local citizens till date. Also Read - Airtel partners with Intel for its 5G network development: Details hereAlso Read - Intel exec reveals mobile gamers want to shift to PCs; pandemic accelerated the process
“Through continued work with the government and the ecosystem, we strive to make a tangible difference to individual lives and communities through the power of the computing,” said Debjani Ghosh, Vice President, Sales and Marketing Group, and Managing Director, South Asia, Intel, in a statement.
The highest consumer enthusiasm emerged in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Telangana. Education and e-learning were the most popular uses of the PC at these “Unnati Kendras”. According to Intel data, 44 percent of the walk-ins wanted to use computers to access e-learning and educational content, with 28 percent aspiring to use computers for creative self-expression and 28 percent for entrepreneurial activities. ALSO READ: Intel will start manufacturing chipsets for ARM using its 10nm manufacturing process