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R-ADAG joins hands with OLPC to promote e-learning in India

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Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group has partnered with One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Foundation under which Reliance Communication (Rcom) is to provide Internet connectivity, network and logistics to the OLPC's India initiative.

Under the programme, every student will receive a water-proof and almost unbreakable laptop, which is priced at USD 188 to reduce the burden of the school bag and promote e-Learning in the country. Tina Ambani, wife of RADAG Chairman Anil Ambani invited state governments, NGOs, corporates, and media to participate in the programme, a pilot of which is already started in a school in tribal-dominated Khairat village, near Karjat in Maharashtra. OLPC programme is more application oriented rather than syllabus oriented.

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