Educomp Solutions Ltd, India's leading education company has bagged order worth INR 51.14 crore from Bihar Government to introduce computer education in 600 Senior Secondary Schools across rural and urban areas in the state. This will cover over 1.5 lakh students in class 8th to 12th. Soumya Kanti, President, Edureach (Educomp's ICT Division) said, 'We have signed an agreement with Bihar State Electronics Development Corporation Limited, for Implementation of Computer education in 600 schools across 13 districts in Bihar under the ICT @ School Project for the period of three years on BOOT basis.'
Key Deliverables include supply, installation, maintenance of IT infrastructure and computer education services in 600 Schools across rural and urban areas of the state in an efficient and effective manner on Build Own Operate & transfer (BOOT) basis. Project involves setting up a call Centre in Patna for monitoring the project. Educomp will also provide computer training to five government teachers per school covering all areas in computer literacy & computer education for a period of 30 days each year during mid term & summer vacation. Educomp is today a clear leader in the area of ICT in education. With the current project, the total number of schools under ICT implementation across India stands at more than 15,000. The Public Private Partnership model has emerged as the most successful model for bridging the digital divide in the country and Educomp is leading the initiative in this segment. ICT in education, especially computer-aided learning has overall had an extremely positive impact on raising learning standards as well as in reducing drop out rates among children in these schools across the country.