Archive for August, 2007

Shilpa Sayura wins prestigious i4d award

Shilpa Sayura wins prestigious i4d award

The Shilpa Sayura project, initiated under the Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka’s (ICTA) e-Society Development Initiative gained international recognition last week when it won an i4d award at the eINDIA 2007 Conference in New Delhi, India. Shilpa Sayura was among seven ICT-based projects that won i4d Awards, for their contribution in the […]

August 7, 2007 | By | Reply More
Cyber village project in Myanmar

Cyber village project in Myanmar

Myanmar will implement a cyber village project aiming to enable every village in the country to have access to internet link like urban cities, according to computer entrepreneur circle. A pioneer pilot project for the move will start late of this year by the open season with installation of IP Star phone lines by the […]

August 5, 2007 | By | Reply More
e-Championing Sri Lanka’s e-Government

e-Championing Sri Lanka’s e-Government

“e-Champions” is an innovative programme created to equip a core group of thirty [30] Chief Innovation Officers (CIO) with the knowledge and skills necessary to drive the implementation of an effective e-government in Sri Lanka. This key initiative is being undertaken by the Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA), in a strategic […]

August 3, 2007 | By | Reply More
Mahabir Pun wins Magsaysay Award for his innovative wireless computer technology in Nepal

Mahabir Pun wins Magsaysay Award for his innovative wireless computer technology in Nepal

Author: Mohammad Kawsar Uddin, From Nepal A Nepali from the remote Myagdi district, Mahabir Pun, has been awarded the Ramon Magsaysay 2007 for his outstanding contribution to community leadership. He won Asia’s premier prize for his innovative application of wireless computer technology in Nepal, bringing progress to the remote mountain, connecting Nangi village to the […]

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