Valedictory of the 14th Summer Computer Training Camp for Rural Students at Kanakapura
Dear Trustees and Well Wishers of the SACRED Trust,
Sub: Valedictory of the 14th Summer Computer Training Camp for Rural Students at Kanakapura
The SACRED Trust (Acronym of Swami Sahajananda Computer-aided Rural Education and Development Trust), Bangaluru and Doddamuduwadi village, has been imparting free computer education in the last 12 years after it was intiated in May 2005 at Doddamuduwadi village in Kanakapura Taluk, Ramanagara District. Out of the 61 Computer Training started by the Trust, 20 are currently being visited regularly by the Trust’s Computer Literacy Coordiantor. Most of the centres are located in Govt. Schools (please see www.sacredtrust.in).
About 22,000 students have become computer literates under the training programmes of the Trust till date. SACRED Trust aims to bridge the digital divide between urban and rural children and enable rural youth and their parents to actively participate in E-Governance and also interact with Sources of Knowledge worldwide through internet.
The Trust has been conducting special camps for rural children during holidays – Dasara and Summer holidays. So far the Trust has held 13 such camps. This year the 14th camp was held at 2 Computer Centres, one at Kotagal Village in Kanakapura taluk and the other at GHPS Kanakapura town.
A total of 80 children have attended the Camps. Please see the attached REPORT from Nagaraju, the Trust’s Computer Literacy Coordinator. At the end of the Training course tests were conducted and 10 best children selected. They will be honoured at the Valedictory function being organized on Saturday the 24th of this month, 11AM at SAHAJANANDA DHYANAGANGA building in Doddamuduwadi village. About 120 children will participate on this occasion. Lunch arranged.
I request you to kindly accept this email as my humble invitation and encourage the children through your participation at the Valedictory Function. I greatly appreciate a word in confirmation of your participation.
Please see the attachment.
Dr. V.N. Vasudev, PhD., FGS., MMAI., Ex Member SEG(USA), INSA Young Scientist Awardee.
Founder, Managing Trustee