A special programme for giving Internet training to school students in Malappuram district, Kerala through the Akshaya e-Centres will be unveiled today. < ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
The Education Minister, Mr M.A. Baby, will inaugurate the programme, named `Studentsnet', through video conferencing from Gorkhi Bhavan. The Minister will interact with students at the studio in Malappuram. About 150 students from classes eight to 10 will be selected from each panchayat/ municipality in the district for the programme. Each student will be given an e-mail address and each will be capable of using net for educational purposes. An Akshaya centre will get Rs 25 from the student and Rs 100 from the State IT Mission for each student.