Dr Nirmal for empowering women through digital literacy

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By Fast Kashmir on 11/10/2017.

Dr Nirmal for empowering women through digital literacy

JAMMU, OCTOBER 10 – Chairperson, J&K State Social Welfare Board Dr. (Prof.) Nirmal Gupta today stressed on the need for empowering women through digital literacy.

“The women should be digitally empowered for putting their viewpoints across and managing their household, personal business and other activities effectively,” she said, adding that awareness about the use of digital media platforms will definitely help them to stand out in the present competitive World.

The Chairperson was addressing a gathering at a workshop on “Social Media for Empowerment” organized by J&K State Social Welfare Board in collaboration with Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) here.

The representatives from Rural Development Department, Women Development Corporation, Handicrafts department, Handloom Development Department and representatives of non-government organizations were present in the workshop.

During the workshop, the executives of DEF, Aanchal Mittal and Ravi Guria delivered lectures on digitization, use of social media for empowerment of individuals, particularly artisans and women.

The participants were informed about the ways to use social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others for promoting their work online.

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