IT based Facilitation Center is proposed to be developed at Damodarpur in Govindpur Block of Dhanbad District under Gramin Mitra Project for empowering living of Rural People in Jharkhand State.Gramin Mitra team from CIMFR,Dhanbad will be responsible for the management of Facilitation Center. It’s function is to give employability training of different fields, spreading of various government schemes,information about education facility in schools and colleges etc.Rural people who are backward and illiterate can get information related to their field.
The center also aims to set up a computer training center with trainer where Computer Literacy can be spread among the rural people.Rural People can connect themselves to whole world happening with the help of internet . The benefits of IT technology like sending e-mails, video calling through Skype, sending text messages through various online apps etc. can be communicated to rural people to utilize in their daily lives in an effective manner. People will be more inclined towards computer literacy in this way.
Skill acquisition and knowledge awareness for livelihood promotion is an important area of function of the Facilitation Center.Rural people can be trained on various subjects to acquire job related skills and become productive .Providing placement oriented training to local people can be given to make them ready to do job in the industry.Rural literacy can also be promoted through online classes for local people. To make rural people acquainted with Information Technology, CSIR-CIMFR, Dhanbad provides courses on Information Technology which will help rural people to enhance their skills in computer. Courses on computer like Awareness in Computer Concepts,Basic Computer Course , Course on Computer Concepts,Advance Computer Course , Expert Computer Course etc. is available requiring minimum qualification for some of them as matric or intermediate pass.People can apply for the course and get acquainted with the computer knowledge.
Preservation and promotion of local culture can also be promoted through Facilitation Center.Like Museums or Cultural Center ,which document and record everyday life ,Facilitation Center can also promote the local people culture in Jharkhand which is rich,diverse and unique in it’s own ways.Briefly , in addition to strengthen the community’s past,it will help in strengthening a community’s future.
Health Care and Nutrition Awareness about Health Schemes in Jharkhand related information can be availed here in an effective manner.Various Health Schemes for the benefit of Women and Child like Pradhan Mantri Matritva Vandana Yojna ,Janani Suraksha Yojna etc. related information can be accessed here.Health schemes for Rural People like Ayushman Bharat Yojna, Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana etc. can be accessed.People eligible under the scheme can apply and avail the benefits of the scheme.
Overall,this IT based Facilitation Center is very helpful for the rural people in many ways. IT Based Facilitation Center will provide many benefits to rural people from a single place. The center is making rural people connect to the mainstream of the IT happening of the world .People can utilize this opportunity in an effective manner for their benefits in a positive way.