An order of INR 120 has been bagged by Core Projects and Technologies from the Government of Maharashtra for deploying ICT infrastructure in 947 secondary and higher secondary schools located in Mumbai, Pune and Kolhapur regions of the state.
The five year contract commences from May 2010. It includes setting up of computer labs in secondary and higher secondary schools, setting up physical infrastructure, deploying and running school management software, provision of multimedia educational software for respective subject based on Maharashtra state curriculum and would be available in Marathi and English, computer educative programs, training five teachers from each school and training government school students in these regions.
The Mumbai region will cover North Mumbai, South Mumbai, Raigad and Thane districts. Pune region will cover Ahmednagar, Solapur and Pune districts. Kolhapur region will cover Kolhapur, Satara, Sangli, Sindhudurg and Ratnagiri districts.