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TN expands computerised programme in schools

R. Balaji Chennai | Updated on March 12, 2018 Published on July 17, 2012

The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Ms J. Jayalalithaa. (file photo)

The Tamil Nadu Government has expanded the computerised programme in secondary and higher secondary schools.

According to an official press release, the Government has sanctioned an additional Rs 127.94 crore to enable schools use information and communication technology tools in teaching students.

Over the next five years, the programme will be extended to 1,999 schools including 374 secondary schools, up to 10th standard, and 1,625 higher secondary schools, up to 12th class. The Government has sanctioned Rs 26.65 crore initially.

This is in addition to the ongoing plan to computerise school education system on Build-Own-Operate-Transfer basis.

The programme covers 2,341 schools over the next five years including 1,880 secondary schools and 461 higher secondary schools. The Government has sanctioned Rs 31.21 crore in the first phase, the release said.

The move will upgrade the quality of education in schools and introduce students to the benefits of information and communication technology and use of computers which have become prevalent in all fields.

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Published on July 17, 2012
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