17th June 2021, Kathmandu
Due to the COVID pandemic, most students are now studying remotely from home. With the expansion of digital technology, the trend of alternative learning is also on the rise. Meanwhile, the ‘My Digital Nepal, My Imagination’ competition has started for students up to grade 12 or 19 years old. Students will be able to participate in this program organized by Living with ICT in collaboration with My Second Teacher till Ashar 30.
Students can participate in the competition by creating one of the essays, poems, articles, or animations envisioning a prosperous digital Nepal of the future.
According to the organizers, prizes varying from Rs. 25,000 to Rs. 100,000 will be given to the best 7 by selecting the creations of the students received till Ashar 30, 2078.
The organizers expect more than one thousand students to participate in the program and the winner will be announced in the second week of Bhadra, 2078. Interested students can submit their creations by visiting the mydigitalnepal.org website.
In this competition, based on the Digital Nepal Framework released by the Government of Nepal in 2019, the students will imagine the future by embracing the ongoing government or private efforts in digitization.
The program has the support of the CAN Federation, the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ICT Development Committee), PABSON, and other organizations. My Second Teacher is the main sponsor of the program in an effort to transform education and learning with the slogan of Future Nepal.
My Second Teacher is a learning platform developed by Innovate Tech Nepal based on Cambridge University, which is currently being used in more than 18 countries.
Named ICT Writing and Digital Creativity Competition in My Digital Nepal theme, the event has a selection committee of 7 people including representatives of various organizations and experts. Prizes will be given to the top competing participants according to the selection process in different stages.
Razan Lamsal, chairman of the organizing committee, said that the program would make the students aware of the Digital Nepal campaign and inculcate the habit of studying in the field of technology.
Appreciating the thinking and sentiments of the new generation coming from this competition, the organizers are confident of drawing the attention of the government and stakeholders to make a prosperous digital Nepal for tomorrow.