A billion Indians live without Internet access.
What are the barriers to access? How can we ensure inclusion?
CCDS Research Report

Zopadpatti re!

CCDS conducts media literacy workshops that not only help socially-excluded urban communities understand and use the internet, but also represent their voice online by creating…

Phule Nagar: Connected

In a pilot project aimed at addressing digital inequality in urban India, 1200 low-income and socially-excluded households in Phule Nagar, Pune, have free WiFi internet…

Mee, Aai Ani Internet

CCDS's research on barriers to internet access reveals that only one in 10 women from low-income, socially-excluded urban communities were online in 2014, as against…

Bridging the digital divide: Piecing together the policy

In the absence of any specific central policy on the digital divide in India, this article pieces together the different programmes, including Digital India, that…

How broadband can help towards social inclusion

Globalexperiences reveal that training in the uses of the Net and training to enhance the ability to act collectively for the social good are vital…

Net neutrality: Superhighway to digital inclusion

If users have to pay for the services available via the internet under the regime envisaged by TRAI, the net becomes an exercise in exclusion…

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