To promote e-learning in education system, Maharashtra government is set to give tablets to students of state-aided secondary schools. The cost of the project is estimat d to be Rs 2,250 crore. Currently the state has nearly 75 lakh students from 6 to 10 standard, about 15 lakh in each class.
As per the report, the government currently spends Rs250 crore per year on providing text books to the students in the secondary classes. The state education department is learning the concept of e-learning on tabs before finalising on the project. The department has met some private firms in respect to the project.
The government is taking keen steps to improve the quality of education in the State.