The i4d (Information For Development) print magazine …

… of the Centre for Science, Development and Media Studies CSDMS

i4d is intended to provide a much-needed platform for exchange of information, ideas, opinions and experiences, both inside and outside the Information and Communication Technology for Development ICT4D sector. While several electronic publications do currently exist, i4d is perhaps the first that addresses the need by utilizing the strength and potential of the print media.

forthcoming events, year 2008;
current news;
book reviews;
address: Centre for Science, Development and Media Studies CSDMS, G-4, Sector 39, NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh 201 301, India, Tel: +91 120 2502180 – 87, Fax: +91 120 2500060, E-mail.


  • The Information and Communication Technologies for Development, the collective’s homepage;
  • United Nations Development Programme UNDP;
  • dg Communities, Information and Communication Technologies for Development;
  • Information and Communication Technologies for Development on wikipedia.

About: EDITORIAL PROFILE: i4d encompasses the role and relevance of ICT in various development sectors such as Rural Development, Gender, Governance, Micro-finance, Education, Health, Wireless Communication, ICT For Poor, Local Content, Culture and Heritage, and more.

READERSHIP PROFILE: The readership encompasses diverse stakeholders such as:

  • Government departments, ministries, policy institutions, educational institutions and R&D organizations;
  • Grassroot organizations and NGOs;
  • Academicians, students, researchers and administrators;
  • Donors, IT industry organizations and United Nations bodies;
  • Other group / individual readers.

i4d has a circulation of about 5000 print copies, of which 2500 are distributed within India and 1500 overseas, across Asia, Europe, Latin America and Africa. Besides regular circulation, i4d is distributed at major national and international conferences / workshops on ICT4D. i4d’s online venture, hosts a range of up-to-date and interactive features that supplement the news content of the print version, and also allow for reader interaction via discussion forums, regular e-newsletters, letters to Editor, and other intelligent online activities.

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