In continuation of Digital Literacy Initiative project activities supported by Anne Frasen Fund of Consumentonbond and Consumers International,Consumer VOICE organized Second Digital Literacy Workshop based on Training of Trainers model at club 26 ,Noida,Sector 27 (Uttar Pradesh) on 29th June 2017.The purpose of this workshop was to make Consumers digitally literate and also to boost their confidence to join the digital economy and society.
In the workshop various topics were covered such as digital accessibility, how to be safe online and ensuring digital security and privacy, related legal rights and available redressal avenues etc by different speakers from Consumer VOICE Team including Shri Gopal Ravi Kumar,Shri Subas Tiwari and Shri Hemant Upadhyay and Digital Expert –Shri Agam Chaudhary.
Consumer VOICE also distributed resource material booklet “A Smart Guide to help you became digitally literate” which has covered topics like Digital literacy for uninitiated, Digital products in Online transactions, Digital E –services ,Information Technology act, Staying safe online, E-Challenges, How to protect yourself from online frauds and Grievance redressal mechanism.
There were more than 100 participants in the workshop from various walks of life like Consumer organizations, students, senior citizens and civil society organizations. At the end of the workshop a question -answers session was also arranged which went off successfully.