Multi-Commodity Exchange (MCX) of India has announced that the agency is going to support an ongoing computer literacy programme of Microsoft and Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals in rural Maharashtra (India).
MCX has launched this social responsibility initiative to empower the youth and women of rural areas of the state with technology skills. More than 15,500 people have been trained and more than 24,000 people are using this service across 16. MCX's support will help in increasing the deployment of laptops and desktop computers, and empower the ongoing technology training and adoption efforts. The project aims to provide basic computer literacy to rural youth, farmers and women. ISAP is assisting in ground level implementation of this programme. They will install the laptops and desktop computers provided by MCX and other donors across all the centres for training.