India is committed to digitalization and access to most of the services is available online. Smart mobile phones with internet packs have replaced traditional analogue cellular phones even in the remotest of villages. However, they are mostly used for voice calls and selfies. 90 of the smart phone users have no knowledge of all available features and hence they are not optimally used to increase their working efficiency and overall benefits.The volunteers are required to educate these countryside people on several features and how they can be used to increase their efficiency and make life simple.
Volunteers will live in the Learning Centre or Host Family. Simple basic amenities will be available. Asian squat type toilet or English WC will be available. Vegetarian food will be served. A cook will be there but volunteers are expected to help him and occasionally cook their own meals and maintain cleanliness. Sleeping bag is desirable.
Ruchi campus which is located near Bandh village. It is 30 km from Kalka and 60 km from Chandigarh. Bandh village is small located in interior mountainous area and the volunteers will have a unique opportunity to live with nature in a peaceful environment. RUCHI campus is one km. from the village.Self organized city tours and excursions. Old Sikh and Hindu temples in the near vicinity can be visited. Nearby Kasauli town is another hill station as a tourist attraction. A visit to Shimla will offer an opportunity to see high Himalayan Mountains.
Interest in information technology and knowledge of features of smart phones.