The Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India, has declared Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham as a Center of Excellence in Tribal Empowerment (Tribal CoE). This multidisciplinary center has faculty expertise from various Amrita departments.
The Digital & Health Literacy – Promoting Health & Wellbeing program was developed by Amrita Center for Research in Analytics, Technologies & Education (AmritaCREATE) and aligned with Digital India.
This project gives basic computer awareness to tribal people. The program provides hands-on knowledge on how to operate a computer and perform simple operations such as browsing the Internet, creating a word or excel file as well as more advanced operations such as filling an online application or booking online train tickets. The program targets tribal populations in Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Maharashtra and Rajasthan.
Empower tribal youth, through computer education
Increase digital literacy within the tribal communities
The project was conducted in the following areas:
Jatani Block, Khurda District & Bhawanipatna, Kalahandi District of Orissa,