Bearys Institute of Technology organized a two-day workshop on ubiquitous digital connectivity in rural India in association with ISTE Chapter on 3-4th Feb 2023 at International Seminar Hall. The workshop’s objective was to Train and set up a community network based on a computer- system intended to help (usually geographical) communities by supporting, augmenting, and extending existing social networks using networking technologies. The resource personnel for the event were Mr. Hiure Queiroz, Researcher, Physicist and Developer – Brazil, Ms. Taniya Silva, programmer – Brazil, Mr. T.B Dinesh Founder of Servelots and Janastu – Tumkur, India and Ms Rizma, CO-Founder Atom 360 – Bangalore.

The gathering was welcomed by Dr. Aziz Mustafa, HOD-CSE, BIT Mangalore. Dr. S I Manjur Basha delivered the introductory remarks, in his speech he said the overall development of students is essential in the present scenario. All four resource people motivated and gave enough information to set up local communication networks where connectivity is the issue exists. Ms. Rizma motivated students to use Free and Open source software and open-source hardware. The second day was based on activities to create a network, which made students actively participate. The event was coordinated by Dr. Aziz Mustafa. The vote of thanks was delivered by Dr. Abdullah Gubbi, HOD-ECE. The master of ceremony was Ms. Salma Nadaf of ECE. The program concluded with National Anthem.