Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Wednesday rolled out initiatives to advertise digital studying and bridge the digital divide in larger schooling at a price of about Rs 195 crore. The initiatives embrace distributing Pill PCs to 1.55 lakh college students amounting to Rs 163 crore; creation of two,500 sensible school rooms at Rs 27.77 crore; and growth of a studying administration system (LMS) at Rs 4.04 crore, an official launch mentioned.
“The programme is helpful in moulding the way forward for the scholars. Sensible courses will embrace projectors, white board, Android field, UPS and web facility which can facilitate each educating and studying,” the Chief Minister was quoted as saying by his workplace in a launch.
Regardless of the obstacle brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, he mentioned the federal government has made efforts to scientifically implement the digital studying programme in authorities larger schooling establishments thereby convey a couple of full change within the larger schooling sector within the State.
The discharge quoted Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwath Narayan, who holds Increased Schooling portfolio, as saying that the Pill PCs can be given to first-year college students of 430 authorities first grade schools, 1st and 2nd 12 months college students of 87 authorities polytechnic schools, 1st, 2nd, and third 12 months college students of 14 engineering schools.
School rooms in authorities larger schooling establishments are being upgraded to ICT sensible school rooms, the discharge mentioned. The educational administration system is for offering a platform to a singular and trendy educating and studying course of which is good to conduct each on-line and offline courses, mentioned Narayan.
Within the 12 months 2021-22, all college students admitted to authorities larger schooling establishments can be supplied Pill PCs, the discharge mentioned, including that 6,500 school rooms can be upgraded to sensible school rooms this 12 months.