Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), the premier ICT solutions provider in Sri Lanka conducted an ICT awareness workshop at Anuradhapura recently in collaboration with the Regional Chamber of Commerce, Anuradhapura in an effort to enhance the ICT literacy levels in all areas of the country. The awareness workshop was conducted for the children of the company’s small and medium sized enterprise (SME) customers in the Anuradhapura area.
The event saw the participation of children of several SLT’s SME customers and was held at the Regional Chamber Conference Hall at Anuradhapura. The workshop comprised of presentations on ICT for business, connectivity solutions and cloud computing applications that are relevant to today’s market. The workshop also included live demonstrations of products for the SME sector such as internet services, new technology devices, cloud computing solutions and surveillance camera systems, enabling students to get hands-on experience of ICTs, with regards to these products and services.
Familiarizing the younger generations with ICT and enhancing ICT literacy across the country is crucial to ensure the sustainable development of the country and to realize the Government’s drive towards creating a SMART Sri Lanka under the Mahinda Chintha Vision for the Future. As the national ICT solutions provider in the country, SLT has been committed to enabling individuals and businesses through the creation of robust ICT platforms and provision of total communication solutions. This awareness programme is a corporate social responsibility initiative embarked by the company, to educate the younger generations on ICT to ensure a generation that is future ready and prepared to embrace the challenges of the knowledge economy.