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ICT For Rural Folks Introduced in Malaysia

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A pilot project known as InfoSTI@MOSTI by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation within hi-fi wireless service, computer training and cyber-net browsing are available for free, is aiming towards changing the mindset of rural people in Malaysia.

The project is to support the national aspiration to build an informed society by encouraging the use of science, technology and innovation (STI) to improve the life of the people especially in rural areas. InfoSTI@MOSTI is different from other services in the fact that apart from providing the above services, it also provides teleconferencing where important policy statements, international conferences, seminars or meetings are also available for them.

All ICT trainings, including Agribazaar, a website for agriculture, Network and PC, Cyber Safety, e-Government, Microsoft Office, Internet knowledge, Teleworking Centre, Community Projects and Cyber Development Corps are given free and anyone with any age group can register at the centre.

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