Kerala becomes first Indian state to have hi-tech classrooms in all public schools
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala has become the first state In India to have hi-tech classrooms in all public schools.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will make an official declaration regarding this on Monday at 11 am.
The state has successfully completed the hi-tech smart class project in government schools with financial aid from KIIFB. Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE) has implemented the project which comes under the general education department.
3,74,274 digital equipment were distributed to 16,027 public schools under the smart classroom project. In the first phase of the project, a total of 45,000 hi-tech classrooms were established for high school and higher secondary students in 4,752 schools. Hi-tech labs were also arranged in 11,275 primary and upper primary schools.
Apart from KIIFB fund, the asset development funds of public representatives and local government funds were also utilized for the project.