Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday stated the state authorities is shifting forward with steps to attain full digital literacy with an goal to make individuals particularly kids privy to traps and threats in our on-line world.
Since smartphones have turn out to be a part of everybody’s day by day life and it has turn out to be a major device for on-line schooling within the post-COVID-19 interval, kids can’t be avoided digital house without end however their security and safety needs to be ensured by means of consciousness, he stated.
Saying that it was not acceptable for a social media person to retain a submit even when the content material was discovered defective, Vijayan additionally urged those that management the social media area to maintain a vigil on such tendencies.
The Chief Minister was talking after inaugurating an initiative below the Child-Glove Cyber Safety for Youngsters, an consciousness marketing campaign being applied by the Kerala police.
Child Glove focuses on creating consciousness and capability to counter and sort out the threats of our on-line world.
“The federal government feels that it’s time to launch steps to attain full digital literacy similar to our literacy motion. We’re planning to go forward with such steps. At current, kids are essentially the most weak group in our on-line world and those most victimised to the web traps,” he stated.
Youngsters are victimised to such traps due to their lack of information and misunderstanding and there have been situations of youngsters shedding even their lives because of this, the Marxist veteran added.
He stated the police launched the marketing campaign as a part of efforts to make kids conscious in regards to the threats and perils of our on-line world.
As digital know-how and on-line system are actually an integral a part of day-to-day life, it is rather necessary to have clear information about all elements of the digital world, the Chief Minister added.