A Kerala initiative, IT@School project, to impart IT education in schools has developed a Resource DVD to distribute among high school teachers in order to provide for complete Information and Communication Technology (ICT) enabled educational system. It was reported that the Resource DVD, which is supposed to be first of its kind in the country, comprises of various tools, software and features which were in line with the new ICT syllabus.
Developed on a free software, the resource DVD, reportedly can be used in any computer or Laptop, would be distributed to 60,000 high school teachers in the state. It was also mentioned by IT@School Project Executive Director K Anvar Sadath, that the teachers had also been given direction to use this technology while teaching their subjects also, thereby enabling the new ICT STD e textbook to be a reference book for teachers in this regard. Additionally, the DVDs are to include the PDF versions of various textbooks, latest versions of free application softwares.