i-flex solutions, banking software maker has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Karnataka (India) State Government to build a Decision Support System (DSS) for the state's education department.
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i-flex's Center for Business Intelligence (CBI) is developing the DSS in two phases. The company has developed the DSS, which is helping the Karnataka State Quality Assessment Organization (KSQAO), a part of the Department of Education in analysing the quality of education of around 19 Lac children in 41,000 schools, in around 2100 clusters, in around 200 taluks in 32 districts of the State of Karnataka. The Chief Minister of Karnataka, H. D. Kumaraswamy, has launched the 'Karnataka Schools towards Quality Education' programme on the basis of i-flex's DSS. i-flex is also planning to work with the Policy Planning Unit and e-Governance unit of the Education Department, and provide Project Management Support to implement Information Analytics, Data Warehousing and Decision Support System. DSS system shares the information on the assessment with all stakeholders, parents, teachers, communities and political representatives, to enable collective efforts to work towards quality education in the State.