Journey towards digital transformations

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Prof. Timila Yami Thapa

Journey towards digital transformation

Technology is now available to make the governance system more functional, however, there is a lack of investment in the education sector in Nepal for generating true human resources. Literacy is at the core of SDG4. ...Non-Literate people are disproportionately affected by the COVID- 19 crisis. ...Tackling the root causes of educational marginalisation. 

Digital Transformation Nepal

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Policity reforms for Digital Transformation Nepal

 

As many of the Industries across member of the regional countries started embracing Digital Transformation to streamline their essential operation and to ensure their businesses to survive and thrive especially with the new normal (post pandemic), people are witnessing a rise in the demand of emerging technologies and digital talents. Digital disruption has grown to become a major force across a broad number of industries. Thus, the vast majority of executives admit that their industries will be disrupted to a major or transformative extent. Upskilling, is about making sure that digital skills evolve at the same pace as industry opportunities. This is where the private sector can play the largest role. Government of Nepal has been working with local governments, enterprises, universities, operators, and industry organizations and role out training programs. This will enable the digital transformation of local ICT industries, promote innovations within start-ups and SMEs, and facilitate the creation of a 5G based innovation ecosystem.

 

Building Digital Talents

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Evidence informed policy-making

There is a gap in the understanding of need of reviewing policies for upgrading curricula and educational model of education system in Nepal.  Society and policy makers should go-to literature for those who are willing to take a leap of faith in building a learning ecosystem that can help foster digital talent. There is a need of generating report which provide data-driven findings for visionary policy makers and leaders to pursue evidence informed policy-making, which will go a long in contributing , which will go a long in contributing towards a more sustainable, inclusive recovery for Nepal as a whole. There should be government commitment to
support digital talent development in the country.

Literacy for a human-centered recovery: Narrowing the digital divide  

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Those who don't know history won't be able to improve the present and plan for future generations. Current generation will be able to describe a way that a past historical event could inform their understanding of the recent event. The Cultural Capital, Human Capital and Social Capital were high in Nepal in earlier days, however, youth should find out how such best practices spread from the land of Gautam Buddha into several other countries boosting economy and the same practices deteriorated in our own country. In West Indies countries schools children are taught about Nepal as a living museum of the world while teaching about original skills on craft and heritage of Nepal. The emperor of China handed over the daughter from the royal family to Arniko, an artist and Architect of Nepal because of the magnificent skill he possessed then. Many Nepalese people are introduced by Japanese experts to people in Japan and world  as people coming from the great nation where best management practices originated in ancient days and they quote the valuable contents written in old ancient carved stone slabs called Shilapatra known as stone documents in the Archeology department and Museums in Nepal.....