Aligning with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Digital India’ vision, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan is now embracing smart technology.
Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan is focusing on the use of technology for data capture and analytics. “The institution is also planning to make data accessible to schools, parents and teachers,” said a statement from the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
The use of technology is one the main objectives of “Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat’ Programme, an initiative of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan aiming to prepare a physical health and fitness profile card for more than 12 lakhs of its students.
Unveiling the profile card in a function held at Kendriya Vidyalaya at KV NAD, Aluva, Kerala, Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar said, “Strengthening the education sector of the country through the empowerment of general education is the aim of Modi Government.”
“Ensuring quality education for all is also the aim of Government,” the minister added.
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Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat programme
The programme will provide a comprehensive and inclusive report card for children covering all age groups and children of different abilities.
“Making students, teachers and parents aware about the importance of good health and fitness is an objective of the programme,” said the HRD Ministry, adding that encouraging 60 minutes of play each day is important to achieve this goal.
Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat programme also intends to imbibe values of Olympics and Paralympics amongst students.