The influence of advanced technology can never be ignored or avoided. India has a population of 1.3 billion and the percentage of people using technology has increased manifolds in the past decade. A total of about 140 million people in India use mobile phones and the country accounts to be the second most popular country in terms of using social networking sites. This shows that India has an enormous opportunity to grow in the technological field and to enhance itself in various sections such as education, defence, medicine, business and a lot more.
MEERUT: Every time Priyanka Singh, a teacher at Upper Primary School, Barabanki, had to explain to her students complex scientific concepts that required colour coding to differentiate between ideas, she would wish for a whiteboard instead of the existing blackboard. She had tried getting donations for her school from locals but in vain. Then someone told her about an online fundraising platform for educators in India.