Community deveopment Programme using ICT

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Registration Name : eINDIA2011/AN/118
Project Category : digitalLEARNING::Best Technology Solutions for Education Institutes
Project Name : Community deveopment Programme using ICT

Details of Applicant
Country : INDIA
Zip Code : 577213

Details of Project/Implementing Agency
Name of Organisation : JNV DAVANAGERE
Country : INDIA
Zip Code : 577213
Name of the head of Organisation : JNV DAVANGERE
Website :

Brief description of the programme/project/Initiative :
we identified the basic problems of the village and solved their problems using tecnology by taking the support of local panchayat, district administration etc the problems are 1. lack of consumer awareness 2. rain water harvesting 3. drug abuse 4. population 5. health and hygiene. students had done action research and they solved their problems by adopting scientific approach

Why was the project started :
1. to help the local community

2. to make the school an integral part of the society

3. to make use of the available resources of the school to the community

Objective :
1. To make the students aware of the problems of the society

2.To use technology

3. To develop problem solving ability among thestudents

4. To create awareness amomg the public

Geographical reach : 2 Kms away from school and 200 Kms away from Bangalore.
Date from which the project became operational : 10 November 2010
Is the Project still operational : YES

10 points that make the programme/project innovative?

  1. Use of Technology such as Road Map, Flyer, Excel Spread Sheet etc.,
  2. Involving Panchayat head, Dist. Administrtation, Local People of the village and the vidyalaya.
  3. Sharing the resources of the vidyalaya with community.
  4. Research oriented – Involving the students to take up research work at the vidyalaya level to find out solution for the problems of the society.
  5. Team Work – Involving the staff and students of the entire vidyalaya to take part in this project actively and effectively.
  6. Use of Media – To publish the work done by the vidyalaya.
  7. Direct face to face interaction between the students and the community.
  8. Using resource persons to make the programme innovating. (Ex- Involving bank officials to create consumer awareness)
  9. Bringing the local community to the vidyalaya to educate them (Arranging practical session for women on Mushroom cultivation and showing the Rain Water Harvesting available in the vidyalaya.
  10. To develop competative spirit and sense of belongingness among the students.

List the 5 achievements of the programme/project?

  1. We could bring radical changes in the society (regarding drug abuse, consumer awareness etc.,)
  2. Transfer of knowledge from students to community through technology.
  3. Use of Multi-media could draw the attention of the local community.
  4. Developed self help group among women by organizing programme on Mushroom cultivation.
  5. School became the part of community by establishing rapport with the local community.

List the 5 key challenges faced while implementing the programme/project/initiative

  1. Lack of proper softwares to convert the project content in the local language.
  2. Frequent power failuers.
  3. In-accessability to reach the village always.
  4. Lack of infrastructure in the village.
  5. Lack of awareness among the people.

List the 5 points how can the prgramme serve as a model that can be replicated or adapted by others?

  1. Direct exposure of students to the local community to study their actual problems.
  2. Integrating community with the vidyalaya to get the maximum benefit of the vidyalaya out of the resources available.
  3. Conducting survey and action research by the students to find out the suitable remedy for the various problems.
  4. Creating a healthy and congenial atmosphere to educate the villagers by using techonology.
  5. To make the students understands the real problems of the society and to make efforts to solve it.

List 5 points to elaborate on the scalability of the programme/project/iniative

  1. Reached the project effectively to the community.
  2. Attitudinal changes in the society.
  3. Direct involvement of students to create awareness.
  4. Community poll.
  5. Technology attracted the attention of the public to know about their day to day problems and the solutions for their problems.


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5 Responses to Community deveopment Programme using ICT

  1. ammal says:

    It is good

  2. ammal says:


  3. bihya says:

    excellent use of ict has shown by the vidyalaya for the betterment of the society

  4. navya n.p says:


  5. PRAVEEN K M says:

    all the best…….