Through 3 projects 1350 micro entrepreneurs digitally empowered, more than 3500 Chanderi weavers  now use digital tools and have  e-commerce portal, more than 50 women entrepreneurs digitally trained.

Through 3 projects more than 1000 people made aware of Internet Rights, more than 30 grassroots women change leaders identified and honoured, more than Rs 30 million raised to help NGOs working for women’s empowerment.

Through 6 projects more than 5000 ICTD innovators discovered and honoured. A knowledge hub and repository of thousands of best practices in use of digital tools for development has been created.

Through 4 projects more than 1 million people in remote rural areas now have access to the Internet and know how to use digital tools. We have also created India’s only fully digitally literate village.

Through 6 projects more than 5000 NGOs now have websites, another 100,000 being empowered via validation and websites with .ngo top level domain. Natural resources and heritage are being conserved using digital tools.

Through 2 projects more than 500 Gram Panchayats now have websites while 1200 access points are being created to enable 400,000 BPL people to avail entitlements under various government schemes

Through 2 projects more than 500 Gram Panchayats now have websites while 1200 access points are being created to enable 400,000 BPL people to avail entitlements under various government schemes

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24 innovations from South Asia win the 6th mBillion Award

The 6th mBillionth Award 2015 was a high-powered event. The annual award salutes mobile-based innovations for development and, this year, mBillionth received 320 nominations in 11 categories from eight countries. Out of these, the Grand Jury selected 53 finalists, and 24 winners were felicitated at a grand ceremony on July 23, 2015, at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.

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DEF launches the .NGO domain in India

The 6th edition of the mBillionth Awards marked an important day for both the grassroots NGOs and the digital community.At a time when there is growing distrust of NGOs across the country, the need for a validated and verified identity has become all the more pertinent for non-profits.July 23, 2015, marked an exciting time in the history of Internet because for the first time, ever since the launch of .ORG about 30 years year, Public Interest Registry (operator of the .ORG domain) introduced .NGO — a new top-level domain.

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mBillionth 2015 jury picks 53 finalists

To label the mobile phone as revolutionary would be an understatement. It has transformed lives like never before, especially for the people at the bottom of the pyramid for whom information was a scarce commodity. Never more is this transformation more evident than in South East Asia, where the mobile has allowed services to be delivered to the 1.5 billion people in the region, many of whom couldn’t be reached through traditional means.

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