HP World on Wheels for Digital Inclusion launched

The project will annually impact over 14,000 individuals targeting school students, youth, and women, thus orienting close to 56,000 beneficiaries in four years.


NEW DELHI: Dr. J. N. Singh, Chief Secretary, Govt. of Gujarat, inaugurated the HP WoW vehicle which is a 20 seated computer and IT enabled vehicle powered by green energy and backed by numerous software suites and cloud integration.

The HP-WOW bus offers a mobility solution to help bridge the digital divide between urban and rural areas by bringing easy information technology access to the isolated and disadvantaged groups in 18 villages of Ahmedabad, Gujrat.

It will also promote IT enabled education through e-learning modules, entrepreneurial and skill development courses will help train school children, rural youth and communities, among others by acting as a Community Service Center (CSC). With added services of Common Service Centre (CSC), it will benefit the local population for a hassle free linkage to Government programs and initiatives.

The HP World on Wheels or (HP WoW) project sponsored by (HP) Inc.; and implemented by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII).

Ashish Sahay said, “We intend to make a measurable difference by inspiring people to put their best foot forward by gaining digital literacy and meaningfully contributing towards the making of the digital economy that we all envision.”