Nepal’s Mahabir Pun receives Ramon Magsaysay Award

eKantipur.com – Nepal’s No.1 News Portal
Nepal’s Mahabir Pun receives Ramon Magsaysay Award for his innovative application of wireless internet technology to connect his remote village in Nepal to the global connected village. The story is really inspiring. This also proves the potential of the Internet and the Web in connecting people from the entire world and heading for progess. By connecting to this network even remote places in an underdeveloped country like Nepal can do business with the world. It is difficult to build roads and infrastructure in such places. But when we connect it to the Internet, it is instantly connected to the whole world, and there are whole lot of things that can be done on the Web. The network has really made the world a “Small World”.

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