Under the project, Over 200,000 students, studying in government-run schools, in tribal dominated areas will be imparted ICT- enabled quality education
Bhubaneswar: Over 200,000 students, studying in government-run schools, in Odisha’s tribal dominated districts will soon be imparted ICT- enabled quality education with support from the Vedanta Foundation.
As per the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed between the Vedanta Foundation and the Odisha government , the foundation will provide hardware as well as software solutions like light−emitting diode (LED) Pico projectors with memory and battery backup and textbook−based educational software and e−Content based on course curriculum in the local language (Odia).
The students from 6th to 10th standard who read in the schools run by state’s Scheduled Tribe and Scheduled Caste Development, Minority and Backward Classes Welfare Department will benefit from this initiative, a foundation statement said.
The foundation will also provide training to teachers on how to use the material. The support will be provided to the children under the foundation’s E−Shiksha programme, he said.
The agreement was signed between Vedanta Foundation Chief Executive Officer Ravi Krishnan and Scheduled Tribe and Scheduled Caste Development, Minority and Backward Classes Welfare Department Director Sushil Kumar Popli, he said.