Govt IT spending in India to reach $7.2 bn by 2015
New Delhi: Edureach— the ICT division of Education solutions provider Educomp — has bagged an order worth Rs209 crore from the Assam Government under the ICT@Schools project for the implementation of Rajiv Gandhi Computer Education Programme in the state.
Educomp signed the agreement with Assam Electronics Development Corporation Ltd last month for the implementation of the project, Educomp said in a statement.
RGCEP reaches 1,054 government high and higher secondary schools in the state and over 6.5 lakh students are expected to benefit from this programme every year, it added.
Educomp said with the addition of 1,054 government schools in Assam, the company now reaches a total of 12,176 government schools across 10 states, serving over 6.7 million students.
The project will be implemented under Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) model for a period of five years.
Educomp will provide an IT lab, teachers, annual training workshops, web-based school management and monitoring software, multimedia educational content as per the state board curriculum covering subjects like Mathematics, Social Studies, English and general science as well as courses on spoken English.
Till date, Educomp has implemented ICT programmes under the PPP (public private partnership) model in 36,401 schools across 15 states, the statement said.