Disaster Risk Management Using ICT

After the recent earthquake in Nepal, the United States Geological Survey has stated publicly that predicting the time and¬†magnitude of earthquakes is next to impossible. Thus, with regards to earthquakes and some other geophysical phenomena, the¬†focus shifts to response after the fact. Information Communication Technologies present an important set of tools that an aid responders…

Microsoft launches cloud solution for education sector

Information Technology (IT) player Microsoft India on Tuesday launched Edu-Cloud — a cloud computing-based solution that facilitates digital learning and teaching for educational institutions. The company announced that Sri Chaitanya Schools — an institution with a pan-Indian network — will adopt the Edu-Cloud for its teachers and students in 80 schools. As a part of…