The Baramati Initiative is an event that links techies, development campaigners, agricultural scientists and others to help 'integrate the rural community into the digital world.' The city of Baramati in Maharashtra, surrounded by the agricultural lands of Pune district, will host the annual event for the 8th time during March 23-26 this year. The event will be co-orgaized by Vidya Pratishthan's Institute of Information Technology (VIIT) and Intel and will be led by the leader of the initiative, VIIT director Dr. Amol Goje,.
The initiative will focus on the theme of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and development. VIIT, an engineering and educational institution started this series of conferences along with US Digital Partners.
This year's conference will focus on ICT for Communities