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Zoya Khan of Gujarat becomes India’s 1st transgender operator of CSC

Team Udayavani, Jul 5, 2020, 11:01 AM IST

Zoya Khan is India’s first transgender operator of a Common Service Centre (CSC) to provide tele-medicine consultation from Vadodara, Gujarat.

As part of the tele-medicine services, patients can get consultation through video calling from their nearest centre.

Information and Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad announced on Saturday, July 4, India’s first transgender operator of a Common Service Centre.

He wrote on twitter, “She has started CSC work with Tele medicine consultation. Her vision is to support transgender community in making them digitally literate and give them better opportunities”

CSC scheme is a project under the Digital India Programme that was launched to improve the reachability of the government schemes to rural and remote areas of the country.

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