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Title:
ONLINE AND FORWARD - ASSESSING TECHNOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS FOR SOCIAL EMPOWERMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Authors:
Nishith Agarwal

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Nishith Agarwal
'The Doon School', Dehradun.

MLA 8
Agarwal, Nishith. "ONLINE AND FORWARD - ASSESSING TECHNOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS FOR SOCIAL EMPOWERMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 10, Oct. 2019, pp. 6584-6591, ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=506. Accessed Oct. 2019.
APA
Agarwal, N. (2019, October). ONLINE AND FORWARD - ASSESSING TECHNOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS FOR SOCIAL EMPOWERMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(10), 6584-6591. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=506
Chicago
Agarwal, Nishith. "ONLINE AND FORWARD - ASSESSING TECHNOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS FOR SOCIAL EMPOWERMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 10 (October 2019), 6584-6591. Accessed October, 2019. ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=506.

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Abstract:
Technological applications in the areas of Big Data Analytics, Information Communication Technology and the Internet of Things are rapidly growing across the world. These areas of technology have the scope for an increasing number of applications that can tackle the issues that exist in developing countries with respect to poverty, access to resources, lack of literacy, and other such issues. Several organizations and corporations are implementing technologies in the developing world, to address issues in a wide variety of sectors. It is therefore crucial to assess the challenges that may arise with respect to implementation, and to ensure that there is equality in access so that the increased inter connectivity ensures the progress of marginalized sections of society. This paper will examine the various applications for social empowerment, and the advantages and disadvantages of the same. The paper will then pose policy recommendations based on this assessment, and highlight several issues that governments, organizations and civil society must take into account whilst implementing such technological applications.