The state will install ICT peripherals in 500 primary schools under BOT model.
Educomp has struck the deal in the state for Computer Aided Education (CAE) programmes under the Gujarat Council of Primary
Education (GCPE). The state has allocated Rs 500 crore over five years to buy 1,50,000 computers, peripherals and LCDs to equip some 20,000 primary and upper primary schools in the state alongwith 3D multimedia educational content software, school management system and IT training to teachers across the state.
The state will also get funds from the Centre to upgrade IT infrastructure in secondary schools.