Indian group to launch Web-access 'Playground Kiosks' in Bhutan

 
Feb. 28, 2012

According to the Hindu Business Line, IT training and education agency NIIT has launched a new Web access kiosk initiative called "Playground Kiosks" in Bhutan.

NIIT will set up 130 solar-powered touchscreen kiosks across Bhutan that will allow Bhutanese students and citizens to access the World Wide Web, according to the article:

The initiative is part of the Bhutanese Government's vision to create an IT-enabled society that supports its sustainable economy. It is aimed at getting youth onto using computers, training teachers, civil servants etc. The project aims to reach out to at least one lakh students, train a few thousand IT professionals, schools and enterprises in a couple of years.

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Topics: Asia & Pacific Rim , Hardware , Interactive / Touchscreen , Internet Kiosk , Kiosks


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