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I-Saksham Education and Learning Foundation

I-Saksham Education and Learning Foundation is co-founded by three Prime Minister’s Rural Development Fellows (PMRDFs) to promote education in extremism affected districts of Bihar. It is registered as Sec.8 Company under Companies Act, 2013 and provides in-situ education, skill development and information services in unreached areas through sustainable community learning centers, run by locally skilled youth with the aid of digital technology/content. It is operational, presently in Munger and Jamui Districts of Bihar. i-Saksham is an innovative approach to develop tutorship as skill, and make community tutorship work for betterment of education of poor children, esp. in backward/extremism affected areas of the country. The overall idea is to arrest the crisis in primary education, with community participation, and through skill based approach. The training methodology is different from ‘brick and mortar’ approach to integrate digital technology and lectures for deliverly in difficult areas. It integrates livelihood for poor youths with delivery of education for poor children.

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