National: Casio India, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of consumer electronics donates around 300 projectors with the support of GlobalHunt Foundation to set up digital connectivity across underprivileged and backward communities of Delhi, Assam and Tripura.
Casio’s ‘Gyan Ki Roshini’ CSR initiative aims to inculcate social, cultural, environmental, and financial skills among communities that lack basic access and understanding of larger life concepts. These skills are fostered through digital connectivity which has been established through the provision of more than 300 Casio led laser hybrid projectors across government and aided schools, colleges, skill training institutes, observation homes, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, tea estates and various other institutes.
This project is likely to benefit around 10,000 individuals including children, women, farmers, youth, and transgender among others, who will be digitally get connected to the larger world.
Kulbhushan Seth, Vice President, Casio India said, “Gyan ki Roshni is our endeavour to enlighten, uplift and empower the underprivileged communities through digital learning. We at Casio aim to educate people on all fronts be it social, economic, healthcare or agricultural. Interactive storytelling, videos, graphs and pictorial representations through our projectors will encourage people to know more and will promote easy learning.”
Sunil Goel, Managing Director, GlobalHunt Foundation further adding to this stated that, “These communities due to their life circumstances are devoid of the benefits that technology offers. The project will equip underprivileged and backward society to accept and imbibe technology within their everyday life and how best they can further grow and expand their horizons through technology.”