Microsoft has announced the India-specific version of `Microsoft Student Encarta premium 2007', an educational software targeted at students in the age group of 6-19 years. < ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
The software will allow the children to access any information on any subject of their choice. An educational tool like Encarta could enable the parents to provide accurate information to their child, said Mr Mohit Anand, Country Manager, Microsoft Entertainment and Devices Division. Priced at Rs 3,999,the educational software would provide the school going children latest content on various topics with interactive multimedia device. It has about 60,000 articles, an atlas, dictionary, thesaurus, current and back issues of 100 leading magazines besides other tools.