The number of old people in India has increased manifold. In the 1950’s, the number of people above 60 was a mere 5.6 percent of the total population, and it is going to be around 14.4 in 2025.
Recently, a Pehchaan One month computer training program was organized by Nada India Foundation from 28th Jan- 05th March 2010 in collaboration with National Institute of Social Defence for people above sixty of Lado Sarai village (South Delhi). This was the fifth attempt after organizing successful training programmes in Ramprestha Dist.Ghaziabad Gurgaon (Haryana), Chhattarpur village and Mandwali village East Delhi..
The certificate distribution ceremony, was held on 03rd April 2010 at Shive Mandir Lado Sari, Sh.Yogender Singh Sejwal , Councilor (MCD) was the Chief Guest. He emphasized the need for more such community efforts on the part of civil society & local government.
Mr.Suneel Vatsyayan, Chairperson of Nada India said that Pehchaan (Identity), a program of Nada India is an effort to help senior citizens and adolescents to build on their identity by engaging them in computer learning, radio club activities and community development process. The uniqueness of this program lies in the involvement of adolescents in the senior citizens learning process and it provides an opportunity to both grand children and grand parents to come closer to each other.
Nada India Foundation acts as an initiator, facilitator and supporter for community initiatives working towards a gender sensitive, child friendly world where barrier free services are available to all. Under the able leadership of Ms.V.Pallavi Director of the Nada India Foundation (NIF), the organization aims to foster a network of community based initiatives, striving to develop empowered leadership and healthy choices amongst marginalized and vulnerable populations especially adolescents, women & senior citizens.
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Thursday, April 8, 2010
Computer education brought together people above sixty for the welfare the community in Lado Sarai Village
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