STAFF REPORT LHR: Telenor Pakistan has launched a nationwide project that would help empower a new digital generation in the country.
The Telenor Talkshawk I-Champ is a knowledge-based initiative that aims to provide learning and training to young people to enable them to become future proponents in the digital age. The Telenor will partner with the Punjab government and hold Internet workshops for class 8-10 students in 150 schools in the semi-urban and rural areas of Punjab.
To mark the initiative, a launch event has recently been held at Children’s Library Complex, which was attended by a large number of school children, their parents and teachers.
“We are delighted to be partner with the provincial government to start promoting digital awareness among the youth of the province,” Acting Chief Marketing Officer Telenor Pakistan, Usman Javed said in his remarks on the occasion.
The winner of the Telenor Talkshawk I-Champ final competition will get to visit Opera Labs in Norway to learn more about how the Internet is being used by people around the world to share knowledge.
The students were briefed on how the Internet works and how information can be searched for on internet-enabled mobile phones.