With the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) selected in the list of 20 cities under the Smart City Mission, the Council has started taking initiatives for implementation of projects as envisaged in the Smart City Proposal. One of the pan-city projects under the proposal is to provide smart educational services through the smart classrooms.
Naresh Kumar, Chairperson, NDMC, said, “The project will be introduced in the upcoming academic 2016-17 session in 30 NDMC’s schools and 444 classes.”
Informing about the details of project, Kumar said that the main aim of the smart education is to introduce e-Learning solutions in all the NDMC schools, mentoring programmes, centralised students e-Health records and skill development.
The e-Learning solutions from Class-VI to XII in all NDMC schools are to transform traditional classrooms to futuristic technology enable smart learning classrooms by introduction of state-of-art technology, infrastructure and professionally developed learning content. “This would provide with high end computer, interactive whiteboards, short-throw projectors and other hardware/software. Through leveraging e-Learning, the drop-outs rate of students will be reduced and it also improves knowledge,” he added.