India’s Largest Programme ‘Digital India’ : SBI partners Oracle

India's Largest Programme 'Digital India' : SBI partners Oracle
India's Largest Programme 'Digital India' : SBI partners Oracle

State Bank of India and tech giant Oracle have come together for corporate India’s largest volunteering programme to bring ‘digital fluency’ among underprivileged school students. Under the programme – D-Change – both the organisations will deploy resources, including staff and equipment, to train students in the basics of using information, communication and technology (ICT) tools.
“This is a joint employee volunteering initiative aimed at skilled workforce development in the country. Driven through the SBI Foundation, the program will focus on three key areas of education, women empowerment and rural upliftment,” said Arundhati Bhattacharya, chairman, State Bank of India. She said that the partnership was unique for three reasons, it is the first CSR initiative supporting digital India and is corporate India’s largest volunteering initiative. This is also the first time that companies from two diverse sectors – IT and finance are coming together.