INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPMENT
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
Calling Rural India
Using ICT for Knowledge Dissemination
Timely information on livestock, seasonal agriculture and latest technologies adopted by BAIF, is provided to the community. Such call centres are now based on cloud telephony and are operational in Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka and Odisha.
BAIF is also developing e-learning modules on topics of its expertise and offering them through a Learning Management System (LMS). More than 60 courses in Agriculture, Livestock, Community Based Development, Natural Resources Management and Rural Micro Enterprise are live in Hindi, English, Marathi and Oriya on our LMS www.elearning.baif.org.in.
The courses can be taken up on mobile and a completion certificate is issued after completion of the course. The courses are embedded with knowledge checks and questions and answers and supported with webinars and practice sessions.