prabhat khabar epaper 21/09/2016

Ajmer will be the first city in the state that will have smart schools with availability of free WiFi along with digital equipment in classrooms.

The budget of this project will be Rs 1 crore and will complete by October 15. State government has announced a pilot project of smart classrooms in government schools and chief minister Vasundhara Raje on her visit to Ajmer in August this year had inaugurated this project. But now, state government is converting 41 government schools of Ajmer to smart schools where the whole school will run on computer including online attendance and daily homework reports.

State education minister Vasudev Devnani, in a meeting of officials held in Topdara schools in Ajmer on Tuesday , announced this project. “These schools will become smart with the aid of State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur (SBBJ) in which there will be air-conditioned digital classrooms, projectors, WiFi and other facilities,“ said Devnani. He added that they will try to complete this project by October 15.

He said that state government is trying to provide every facility in government schools which private schools are offering. He also talked with the principals of different government schools to know about the working of elearning center in Topdara where teachers are being imparted training to teach online and in smart classes.

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