Dhaka Resource Centre (DRC): Developing local support services for telecentres

Details of the organization
Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development
Bangladesh
Civil society entities

Information about the project
Dhaka Resource Centre (DRC): Developing local support services for telecentres
A DRC is a district coordinating body located in a district headquarter, which is to be designed as a hub for promoting activities surrounding building information and knowledge system for all citizens. DRCs are conceptualized as independent institutions to be affiliated with the BTN. DRC is the official institution to promote and support entrepreneurs and institutions in establishment and operation of telecentres and other type of public access to information and knowledge through ICTs. To ensure sustainability and quality of services, DRC’s will charge nominal fees for its diversified services. BIID as the DRC for Dhaka District will provide the following services to telecentres : 1. Providing counseling on telecentre 2. Screening entrepreneurs and Institutions 3. Provide entrepreneur training 4. Technical Support to telecentre 5. Organize events for entrepreneurs and institutions
Local implementation: Dhaka administrative district --- lo
Ongoing from
Bangladesh Telecentre Network

WSIS information
* Information and communication infrastructure
* Capacity building
* Enabling environment
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
      * E-business
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  • Project
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? Yes