Knew if you that the lan ICTs are technologies offering new ways for communicating and exchanging information and knowledge. The phrase ICT was coined by Stevenson in his 1997 report to the government and promoted the new National Curriculum document.
Information communication technologies is a term which is currently used to denote a wide range of services, applications, and technologies, using various types of equipment and software, often running over telecommunication network. The importance of ICTs is not the technology as such, but it’s enabling function in access to knowledge, information and communications, increasingly important elements in today’s economic and social interactions.
ICT particularly the Internet are transforming all human activities dependent on Information, including rural development and in other areas . Internet is cheap, powerful, decentralized and it is in the hands of civil society who can share knowledge and produce information.