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Nepal Runs E-Village Program for Remote Villages
Source: egovonline.net
Source Date: Wednesday, November 03, 2010
Focus: ICT for MDGs, Citizen Engagement
Country: Nepal
Created: Nov 08, 2010

An e-Village program has been launched in the remote villages of Makwanpur district of Nepal, using wireless computer network. The initiative is from Makwanpur District Development committee in support of Magsaysay Award winner Mahabir Pun.

Currently, a telemedicine trial is on, among other services. The e-Village program aims at providing local people information about telemedicine and education services with the help of telephone, e-mail and the Internet. Five schools that are getting service under this program have also received program that distributes laptop to each student.
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