DELL, UNDP team up to boost computer education in rural schools
DELL, a leading global IT company, on Wednesday provided 40 laptop computers to schools across rural Nepal.
President of Dell Asia Pacific Japan Region and Chairman of Dell Global Emerging Markets, Amit Midha handed over the laptops to UNDP Country Director Shoko Noda.
Noda, in turn, handed five laptops over to Headmaster of Shree Mangala Devi Secondary School in Dhading, Dhurba Raj Adhikari, who was present during the handover event. The remaining 35 laptops will be distributed to seven other schools in Gorkha, Kavre, Darchula, Humla, Panchthar, Bhojpur and Khotang districts.
During the handover ceremony organised at the UN House in Pulchowk, Noda spoke of the social and economic transformation that access to electricity brings to villages. She also highlighted the importance of electricity for education. nepalnews.com