The Smart Village of Chandauli

In 2014 Facebook’s Mark Zuckerburg visited the village of Chandauli. It was said to be the first digitally literate village in India. What does a digitally literate village look like and what do digitally literate villagers do there?

  • Duration: 11:09 mins
  • Director: Andrew Garton
  • Completed: October 2018
  • Tags: India, digital ethnography, rural, ICT4D
  • Download the book [PDF 2MB] – Right to Know – India’s internet Avant-garde.¬†Published by the Digital Empowerment Foundation and the Australia India Institute.
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Produced with the assistance of the Digital Empowerment Foundation. A production of Secession/Films.