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    duniya anEK awaaz Climate Change Action Appropriate Technology Choice OneWorld South Asia Info Online community networking for Clean India launched 10 October 2014 OneWorld South Asia This social media platform enables citizens to easily come together for taking the cleanliness campaign forward New Delhi Seeking to convert Swachh Bharat Mission into a Jan Andolan the Ministry of Urban Development has enabled an online platform to enable the citizens network with each other locally and at national level to collectively take up cleanliness activities In this regard the Ministry is taking the help of LocalCircles a community social media platform A national circle Swachh Bharat has been launched and already 1 70 000 citizens have joined this circle This social media platform enables citizens to easily come together exchange ideas on cleanliness take up appropriate cleanliness activities in their neighborhoods share pictures of collective efforts engage with elected representatives and take the cleanliness campaign forward The National Circle Swachh Bharat enables participants to know about the best practices for adoption Further it also enables considered and collective inputs to the implementing agencies on a regular basis on issues like garbage collection and disposal promotion of civic sense and interventions if any

    Original URL path: http://www.digitalopportunity.org/news/online-community-networking-for-2018clean-india2019-launched (2016-02-17)
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    RB aims to combine the on ground expertise and vast presence of NDTV network with the massive reach of Facebook through online and mobile to address one of the most critical challenges faced by our country NGO partners such as CAF will bring on board their implementation expertise to execute the programs and will be supported by the Sulabh International WaterAid as knowledge partners To kick off the program a Dettol Banega Swachh India bus will be flagged off in October which will cover around 400 villages across 8 states Haryana Rajasthan UP Bihar Jharkhand Chattisgarh MP Maharashtra The objective of the bus will be to create awareness around hygiene and sanitation through interactive videos flyer distributions posters hand washing sessions and street plays The partners in the initiative will continue with an ongoing dialogue for the next year to explore more opportunities for making a difference towards this initiative Emphasizing on the lack of hygienic conditions in India Nitish Kapoor Managing Director RB India said As a global leader in consumer health and hygiene our purpose is to improve the hygiene and sanitation in the daily lives of our consumers We have been committed to the cause for a long time but now it is time to step up and reach out to a much larger audience Our commitment to the programme and collaboration with like minded partners is just the beginning of our journey towards a healthier and cleaner India by 2019 Speaking on the occasion campaign ambassador Amitabh Bachchan said There are a few causes that I feel very strongly about like Saving the Tiger Eradicating Polio and TB Sanitation has been on my mind for a very long time when this opportunity presented itself I had to be a part of this movement Banega Swachh India

    Original URL path: http://www.digitalopportunity.org/news/rb-partners-with-facebook-to-launch-sanitation-programme-1 (2016-02-17)
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    South African Entertainment and Media Outlook 2014 2018 Vicki Myburgh Entertainment Media Industries Leader for PwC South Africa says Growth in the South African entertainment and media industry is largely being driven by the Internet and by consumers love of new technology in particular mobile technology such as smartphones and tablets as well as applications powered by data analytics and cloud services Technology is increasingly being driven by consumers needs and expectations The fifth edition of PwC s South African Entertainment and Media Outlook presents annual historical data for 2009 2013 and provides annual forecasts for 2014 2018 in 12 entertainment and media segments The Outlook includes historical and forecast data on the Internet television filmed entertainment radio recorded music consumer magazine publishing newspaper publishing consumer and educational book publishing business to business publishing out of home advertising video games and sports It gives a detailed breakdown of these sectors The Outlook also includes detailed information for South Africa Nigeria and Kenya in each of the 12 industry segments Aside from the Internet The Outlook predicts that the fastest growth will be seen in video games and radio which will enjoy growth rates at 9 and 8 2 respectively Video games has made the greatest transition to digital largely due to the popularity of mobile gaming but also because of the increased potential for digital distribution of console games adds Myburgh The study projects that 27 of console revenues are forecast to be digital in 2018 The slowest growing segment in the E M industry will be the music industry according to the survey Annual revenue is forecast to grow marginally by a CAGR of 0 5 to remain relatively flat at R2 18bn in 2018 Television is the second largest segment with combined revenues from TV subscriptions and advertising

    Original URL path: http://www.digitalopportunity.org/news/increased-internet-access-to-generate-more-consumer-spend-in-africa-pwc-report-1 (2016-02-17)
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    Clinical Diabetes Management course for medical and pharmacy students in African Universities by introducing E Learning The German pharmaceutical and chemical giant is implementing a well structured and coherent Corporate Social Responsibility strategy that features a medical education Africa tour to improve diabetes healthcare in Africa Merck will provide the same course to medical students of Makerere University Uganda and University of Namibia In the end of the month Merck CAP will provide the same course addressing chronic diseases management focusing on diabetes and hypertension The course will be offered in Portuguese by International and local professors to medical students at University Eduardo Mondlane Mozambique and Katyavala Bwila University Angola In the month of November Merck will head to Tanzania where they will provide the clinical diabetes management course to medical students of Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Science before extending the same to University of Ghana and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana Dr Stefan Oschmann Merck Pharma CEO emphasized Merck is supporting E Health which can definitely contribute to bringing healthcare to unserved or underserved populations increasing the effectiveness and reducing the costs of healthcare delivery improving the effectiveness of public health programmes and

    Original URL path: http://www.digitalopportunity.org/news/merck2019s-e-learning-solutions-to-help-fight-diabetes (2016-02-17)
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    started in a Government sector hospital in India New Delhi India s premier medical institute the All India Institute of Medical Sciences AIIMS has introduced a phone appointment facility called Appointment From Home facility The newly introduced service was launched by Dr Jitendra Singh India s Minister of State for Science Technology and Earth Sciences Minister of State in Prime Minister s Office PMO Personnel This is the first ever facility of its kind to be started in a Government sector hospital in India wherein patients will have the option of dialing Phone No 09266092660 from anywhere in the country which will connect them to Interactive Voice Response IVR service following which a pre recorded voice will ask them about the OPD Department where the appointment is sought and also give the option of different available dates Speaking on the occasion Dr Jitendra Singh said that there has been a revolutionary progress in Information Technology in the last two decades and in the interest of better patient care it should be utilized to its optimum potential in the hospital set up Singh recalled the days at the AIIMS when for the afternoon super specialty OPD patients had to physically line up in a queue from 10 o clock in the morning and after procuring OPD cards they had to again wait outside doctors chambers and finally by the time they would go home after the consultation it would get late evening thus consuming an entire one man day of work Dr Jitendra Singh said with the patient load in the Government sector hospitals increasing at a hectic pace and the Resident Doctors as well as Para Medical and Nursing Staff under tremendous pressure the use of e technology in healthcare will help to save lot of time and energy which

    Original URL path: http://www.digitalopportunity.org/news/indias-premier-medical-institute-unveils-phone-appointment-facility (2016-02-17)
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    Conference NITC 2014 This is in keeping with the priority given by the Government for inclusive development that incorporates ICT literacy and the wider availability of ICT based tools for Sri Lanka to be transformed into an Information Society he added The theme of this Conference ICT for Inclusive Development is most timely in view of the rapid expansion in Information and Communication Technology ICT and the impact it is having on the social and economic progress of nations throughout the world the President further said Lanka being the current Chair in Office of the Commonwealth of Nations it is most appropriate that this Conference will focus on aspects of ICT development that is relevant to all members of the Commonwealth and also look at how such progress could influence the post 2015 Millenium Development Goals President Rajapaksa stated The inauguration ceremony of the National Information Technology Conference NITC 2014 was held yesterday Aug 25 at the Main Conference Hall of the Bandaranaike International Conference Hall BMICH Colombo The 32nd National Information Technology Conference will be held from August 26 to 27 of at the Kingsbury Hotel Colombo NITC organized annually by the Computer Society of Sri Lanka CSSL is the flagship ICT conference held in Sri Lanka since 1982 involving ICT professionals academia technology experts policy makers entrepreneurs and private and public sector key decision makers in Sri Lanka CSSL is a leading professional body of Information Communication Technology ICT in Sri Lanka and is a member of the South East Asia Regional Computer Confederation SEARCC and International Federation for Information Processing IFIP Considering the relevance of CHOGM 2013 theme Growth and Equity Inclusive Development NITC 2014 will be positioned as an ICT forum for commonwealth nations organized by the Computer Society of the CHOGM host country to create

    Original URL path: http://www.digitalopportunity.org/news/govt-keen-to-see-ict-reach-rise-to-75-rajapaksa (2016-02-17)
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    the Department of Electronics and Information Technology DeitY with a motive to sensitise all ministries and departments towards efficient use of digital technology The concept of Digital India is transformational in nature and would ensure that government services are available to citizens electronically The programme is likely to be implemented in phases from the current year till 2018 It would also bring in public accountability through mandated delivery of government services electronically The source of funding for most of the e Governance projects at present is through budgetary provisions of respective ministries in the Central or state governments but the requirement of funds for individual projects for Digital India will be worked out by respective nodal ministries The major vision areas of Digital India will focus on infrastructure governance and services on demand and digital empowerment The focus on infrastructure will ensure high speed internet in Gram Panchayats The programme would also authenticate digital identity by providing easy access to mobile phones bank accounts and common service centre within the locality The programme would also strive to attain good governance by ensuring seamless integration across departments to provide easy and single window access The programme will also focus on digital transformation of the government services by improving the efficiency of daily business The programme also works towards assuring universal digital literacy and access to digital resources The programme would further focus upon availability of digital services in Indian languages collaborative digital platforms for participative governance and the portability of all the entitlements for individuals through the cloud The overall scope of the Digital India programme is to prepare a knowledgeable future for India and making technology a centre for enabling the change The programme looks forward for harnessing IT Indian Talent and IT Information Technology for giving birth to a

    Original URL path: http://www.digitalopportunity.org/news/modi-bets-big-on-digital-power-for-transforming-india (2016-02-17)
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    Radio Noida Ki Awaaz was inaugurated by a retired IAS officer Yogendra Narain and former central Cabinet secretary Prabhat Kumar Radio Noida Ki Awaaz broadcasting on the frequency 91 2 MHz would be catering to the interests of specific community It would primarily be broadcasting content which is not covered by mainline media and broadcasters The content catering to the local audience would be popular and need based Around 25 villages with an approximate population of 15 000 would be targeted by the Community Radio Station Mahesh Saksena General Secretary Noida Lok Manch is of the opinion that Community Radio will be beneficial for the city and its surrounding areas The radio will raise issues pertaining to the grassroots level Saksena said Radio Noida Ki Awaaz is the first Community Radio Station to be launched in the Greater Noida area The Community Radio Station would mainly focus on building awareness about government programmes for the unprivileged sections of the society on issues related to health education skill training and social justice Noida Lok Manch submitted their grant for setting up Community Radio application to the CR Cell at the Ministry of Information Broadcasting MoIB in April 2010 They received the

    Original URL path: http://www.digitalopportunity.org/news/2018noida-lok-manch2019-launches-its-community-radio-in-noida (2016-02-17)
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