New Delhi: Gujarat’s Zoya Khan from Vadodara district became the first transgender Common Service Centre operator in India. Her goal is to uplift the transgender community of the country by making them digitally literate.
Union Minister of Electronics and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad took to Twitter and shared the news with the pictures of Zoya working in the office and said “Zoya Khan is India’s first transgender operator of Common Service Centre from Vadodara district of Gujarat. She has started CSC work with Telemedicine consultation. Her vision is to support the transgender community in making them digitally literate & give them better opportunities.”
Common Service Centres are government facilities for delivering e-services to rural and remote locations in India where availability of computer systems and internet is mostly absent or negligible.