The Disruptive Digital Intervention (DDI) Program is a
long-term sustainable initiative to provide a motivating and
encouraging environment for Government High school students
from socio-economically marginalized sections of the society
in both, the Urban and Rural areas of Telangana by setting up
Digital Labs. These Labs will serve as a secondary source of
learning for students, apart from the teachers, while taking
them a step closer towards Digital Literacy.
Few unique features of this initiative are:
1. Appointment of a dedicated Computer co-ordinator at each
2. An individual Child Performance tracking system to keep
track on students’ learning progress
3. Ensuring the maintenance of Digital Labs for their
4. Reduction in Overall Student Absenteeism of the School
HYSEA has chosen Nirmaan Organization as the implementing NGO
partner for the initiative and has signed a MoU with them.
Nirmaan provides the operational expertise and feet on ground
to ensure the program remains sustainable. Under HYSEA’s
overall governance framework, Nirmaan works with the
sponsoring corporates to set up Digital Labs in each
identified school. HYSEA and Nirmaan also ensures that the
program is supported by respective District Collectors and
1. Your Organization can choose one of the validated Government schools
based on available CSR budget 2. You can set-up a
Digital Lab at any of the Government schools you are already
As a HYSEA NGO partner, Nirmaan is willing to meet your
organization’s requirements and get empaneled with you, if
they are not already empaneled. A tri-partite MoU would be
executed between the Corporate, the HYSEA and Nirmaan
Organization for DDI with the details on project execution,
governance and financials. The sponsorship can come in the
form of total cash OR cash + kind (equipment). Original
Equipment Manufacturing companies can partner through support
in terms of hardware and software endowment. As a corporate
you will be paying the funds directly to Nirmaan and HYSEA
will only get involved from its governance perspective as a
non-profit association. Nirmaan is registered to provide 80G
1. Your organization logo will be displayed along with Govt of
Telangana and HYSEA at the respective schools.
2. As a corporate, you can encourage your associates to
participate in the program as volunteers to teach the Govt.
school students during the weekends on topics such as Spoken
English, Academic based topics, Aptitude & Reasoning.
3. Your organization becomes a part of the mission towards
Digital Empowerment of India.
Below are the 5 steps which we are following to setup a
1. Nirmaan will identify the school and complete the need assessment survey
2. Nirmaan,HYSEA will request funding from Corporate and finalize the school.
3. Tri Party MoU execution between HYSEA, Nirmaan and
respective corporate sponsor.
4. Corporate partner disburses the funds to the NGO partner Nirmaan.
5. Nirmaan will set the lab, recruit the IT Trainers and start the execution of the program.
Once funds get disbursed to the Nirmaan, it will start the setup
of the Digital lab. It takes 30 to 45 days time to complete
the lab setup and recruitment of the coordinator.
Nirmaan is following the Government computer curriculum which is
SCERT (State Council of Educational Research and Training)
syllabus but Nirmaan added assessments and Practical sessions
to the same curriculum.
Monthly program report and quarterly finance report will be
sent to the corporates to provide status updates.
Every Month Nirmaan will release the volunteering calendar
with the details of activities, number of volunteering hours
required for the month and etc. We are also exploring the
skype based volunteering option to reach out to the rural
Our DDI Coordinator (Computer Trainer) will conduct the
regular assessments to the children to track the performance
of the students.
We are conducting 4 Formative assessments and 2 Summative
assessments every year inline with standard school assessment
HR & Finance:
Yes, the donations are exempted under 80G(5)(iv) of the I.T
Act 1961. Donations to Nirmaan are also eligible for tax
exemptions under FCRA Act.
For implementing a project, Nirmaan charges 10% of the total
budget as NGO Sustainability Costs. Extending our value of
being “Transparent”, we are sharing the breakdown of this
2% : Head Office Staff Salaries
2% : Employee Welfare Fund
2% : NGO Contingency Fund
2% : Part Accountant Salary
1% : Part Audit Fees
1% : Organization Administrative Expenses
Coordinator will be on Nirmaan Pay rolls only. Salary will be
credited directly to the coordinator by 5th of every month.
A tri partite MoU between Corporate, HYSEA and Nirmaan needs to