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India this week outlined a plan to conduct digital literacy training for an additional 60 million rural households. The world's most-populous nation announced its 2016/17 budget earlier this week and among the many promises was one that all villages will be electrified by may 2018. That promise reflects India's prioritisation …

  1. Ole Juul

    OS agnostic?

    This sounds very good, I just hope some vendor doesn't use this as a way to gain an advantage like Facebook tried.

  2. amolbk

    "The world's most-populous nation..."

    Not until 2022.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_India

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Even cheaper call centres?

    Great for employment, not so great for customers.

    1. Mark 85 Silver badge
      Coat

      Re: Even cheaper call centres?

      Not sure why you got DV'd... but I'm wondering if this training will ease the employee shortage of the Microsoft Support Group's "You have a virus" Call Center.?

      1. I. Aproveofitspendingonspecificprojects

        Re: Even cheaper call centres?

        I'm all for anything that gives Nigeria some competition. One thing we can be sure of is that the colonels already have everything their families ask for and now we may be getting spam from the relatives of majors. Where will the Indian 419s come from?

  4. RagBag

    Why this needless sarcasm to a good strategy?

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