Computer Shiksha, a non-profit organization based out of Gurugram received 300 laptops and a sum of Rs. 5 lakhs from the Global Management consulting firm, Boston Consulting Group. This engagement is reflective of its CSR commitment wherein it seeks to make a difference beyond the business world.
The laptops that were being donated will be used to provide free computer education covering basic Microsoft office4 tools along with the use of Internet and E-mail over a duration varying from 1 year till 3 years.A
The funds will be used to re-furbish the donated laptops add HDD as well as licensed copy of MS Windows, citizenship license available especially for NGOs, transport them to various schools and install them in school labs.
SeemaBansal, Director, Boston Consulting Group said, We are glad to know that this little contribution will prepare our students to become relevant in the time when artificial intelligence is rapidly transforming our world.
RakeshDuri, Founder and President of Computer Shikshasaid, We are glad to partner with BCG in promoting the computer education in India; and are sure that our combined efforts will help deliver the tangible results at the grass root levels. We will ensure that through this initiative, we empower children of the under-served community to join the mainstream.
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