Jio Teams Up With Facebook For ‘Digital Udaan’ Literacy Initiative
New Delhi: Reliance Jio has announced a digital literacy initiative for first-time Internet users in the country.
As part of the “Digital Udaan” initiative in collaboration with Facebook, Jio will engage with its users every Saturday to help them learn about Jio Phone features, use of various apps and Internet safety including the use of Facebook.
To begin with, the programme is being launched in nearly 200 different locations across 13 states.
“It is a programme for inclusive information, education and entertainment, where no Indian will be left out of this digital drive. Jio envisions to take this to every town and village of India, achieving 100 per cent digital literacy in the country,” said Akash Ambani, Director, Reliance Jio.
Jio currently has 300 million users and many of them are first-time Internet users.
The “Digital Udaan” initiative will have audio-visual training in 10 regional languages.
“Facebook is an ally in this mission, and we are delighted to partner with Jio in attracting new Internet users and creating mechanisms for them to unleash the power of that access,” said Ajit Mohan, Vice President and Managing Director Facebook India.