Bhopal: Government schools to get smart classes

BHOPAL: On the lines of hi-tech private schools, the government schools in the city will also get facilities of smart classes. The Bhopal smart city development corporation limited(BSCDCL), has taken initiative in this direction and in the initiate stage, three cities have been chosen for the project.

Over 104 classrooms of class 6- 12 of 10 schools in Bhopal have been chosen for the project. A Delhi based company has been awarded the contract for 400 classes under the project in three districts: Bhopal, Sagar and Satna. The study lab, science lab and IT lab will also be in the schools. A team of trained professionals will remain available in the schools for the assistance of staff.

According to BSCDCL, the facilities will start operations from next session. The students will also have the advantage of getting education for competitive exams in the classes. The parents will also be access the progress report of their wards on their mobiles through app, designed for these classes.

In these smart classes, there will be lectures on both, online and offline modes, which will remain accessible to the students for future use as well. The students will also get assignment in offline and digital mode. In Bhopal, government Naveen higher secondary school, Mahatma Gandhi higher secondary school among others have been chosen for the project, in the first leg of the initiative.

BSCDCL chief executive officer (CEO) Sanjay Kumar said project will cost Rs 44 crore for the first three years. We have received permission from the directorate to take the initiative in these three districts, he added. He said a central studio will address the students in all schools.

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