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Shri S R Patil

Honorable Minister IT,BT, Science and Technology
Government of Karnataka

The “Students Internet World Program is an initiative from the Karnataka Government, Department of IT, BT&ST to promote ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) to the School students community and it is conducted across the states from 18th,19th and 21st November 2013.

This endeavor is fuelled by the belief that the Internet has the power to transform the lives of citizens in the hinterlands and open a whole host of opportunities that would not have been otherwise accessible to them. Whether it is in the field of education or in routine chores like paying utility bills, booking tickets, banking etc. the Internet has the potential to provide everyday conveniences, act as a gateway to a plethora of information and facilitate a host of functionalities encompassing entertainment, education, lifestyle and business.

The objective behind Students Internet World is to provide an experiential environment through an exhibition to visiting students whereby they can witness the various functionalities enabled by the Internet, discover its wonders and experience the magic of computers.

The Students Internet World program is being conducted at over 400 locations across Karnataka with the help of District administration, Education department (DPI), National Informatics Centre (NIC) etc , and is expected to be visited by around 4 Lakhs students. Please go to “event updates” to find out the locations.