CAIT India Literacy Mission For Traders To Take Off On Teachers Day
New Delhi, August 25 (TNA) The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT ) is launching a mega CAIT India Literacy Mission ( CILM) on large scale across the Country to educate and guide them a need for upgradation, modernisation and adoption of digital technology in their existing business format enabling them to take head on the global MNCs and big corporate houses which are trying to control & monopolise the retail trade & ecommerce ecosystem of India.
The CILM will be launched in Delhi at a grand event on upcoming Teachers Day on 5th September and will be simultaneously launched in all State Capitals by the CAIT State Chapters. The CAIT has set a target of educating & aware 25 lakh traders with CILM till 15th August, 2023. For this mission, the CAIT has tied up with technology major in the field of online education, company Grapos Edutech to conduct online education in assistance with local level trade associations across the Country for the traders of India. The CILM is in pursuance of the Digital India mission of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.
CAIT National President B. C. Bhartia & Secretary General Praveen Khandelwal informed that under CILM project, Grapos Edutech is preparing a special course keeping in mind the needs of the traders, which will be useful for the training This course will be offered in 12 Indian languages. special course has been designed to prompt traders across the Country to make optimum usage of digital technology in their business activities including acceptance and adoption of digital payments making India a less cash nation.
The designed course will include bringing time needed changed in business format, usage of e commerce, relations with consumers, advantages of better display of goods, keeping the stocks of fast running items, timely compliance of laws, rules and obligations under there on. This campaign will be run across the country through online system.Beside conducting online education, the CAIT and trade associations of the States will also organise workshops, seminars and conferences of traders on a large scale in all the states of the country. In the past also, CAIT had run a similar program through the CAIT Retail School Project which had very positive results among the traders..
To give a final shape to CILM campaign, few senior trade leaders of CAIT from different states are meeting at New Delhi on 2nd September. The CAIT has invited Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh,Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal and Human Resource Development Minister Dharmendra Pradhan to inaugurate this campaign on 5th September at New Delhi.