In the series of Digital literacy initiative Consumer VOICE Organised Digital Literacy workshop (Training of Trainers) in collaboration with Bhartiya Manav Kalyan Samiti Sansthan on 13th July 2017 at Maclead Certifications Greater Noida as a part of project activities supported by Consumentenbond and Consumers International.
The purpose of the project "Digital Literacy" is to make Consumers digitally literate and boost their confidence to join the digital economy and society.
The workshop covered different topics on digital literacy. The welcome address was given by Mr.S.C.Sharma, President Bhartiya Kalyan Samiti Noida. In the introductory message Mr.Amarjeet Panghal, Advisor Projects, Consumer VOICE explained objectives of the workshop and invited attention of the participants on knowing Digital mechanism. He also emphasized on the utility of precaution to be taken in use of electronic methods related to Digital Mechanism.
Further Mr.Subhash Tewari expert from Consumer Voice highlighted the importance and need of Digital literacy in day to day work through presentation so that consumer able to get first hand knowledge of Digital Literacy.
The event was attended by more than 70 participants from different groups including Retired Officers, House wives, traders along with shopkeepers and villagers. Participants showed enthusiasm towards gaining the knowledge and shared views on the use of Digital mechanism in day to day marketing. They also pointed out the benefits of using Aadhar Card in respect to accidental cases. Thereafter, a session of questions and answers was arranged and participants raised their questions which were answered by experts.
Shri Kanhaiya Lal, Secretary, Ex. Noida Officers Association while thanking participants explained as to how Digital Literacy and Awareness is needed for careful use of Electronic Mechanism.
Chief Guest of the programme Mr.Teja Gurjar, Member of Telephone Advisory Committee, UP and renowned social worker insisted upon the use of Digital Literacy and desired that this workshop will be proved very useful on the subject.
Shri S.C.Sharma expressed vote of thanks and hoped that all participants will go with full knowledge about Digital Literacy.
In this way workshop was successful in achieving its objectives. Participants appreciated the efforts of Consumer VOICE in imparting a very useful education with regard to digital literacy.