Technology has always been a prime factor in bringing about change in the lives of people. It can be used for economic prosperity, empowerment and social change. But in a country like India, with wide discrepancies in education and access to knowledge, the distribution of technology becomes a cause for concern as inequalities result in a widening digital divide. This is where Information and Communication Technologies or ICT come into the picture. It brings technology to the urban and rural poor, giving every citizen, irrespective of their social backgrounds, access to technology that helps them in their daily lives.