Intel Technology India has signed an MoU with the Tamil Nadu Government to provide Internet based content to more than 1,800 higher secondary schools for students learning and teachers training.
Intel will assist the government in rolling out an education content framework, which enables accessibility of education content to the students. The company will work with the government to expand the network to scale the deployment to connect several schools, government offices and health centres in the state. Intel will also donate 500 PCs to the government schools and assist in WiMax connectivity for 50 schools in towns with Wimax base station infrastructure. The company has already trained 18000 teachers across 1100 schools in 30 districts and will continue its teaching initiatives. Intel is also investing in tele-health centre project for affordable and accessibility of cardiac and ophthalmic care in Villupuram district to benefit over 2.85 lakh people.