According to an official release on June 30, Educomp Solutions, the country’s largest education company has become a partner in the overnment’s flagship Smart City initiative with a mandate to implement the Udaipur Smart Class Project.
The Smart Class Project, which Educomp Solutions will implement, aims to install Smartclass systems in 40 classrooms of all the 7 government schools for a duration of five years with Smartclass hardware, digital content and teacher training including refresher training.
Gulab Chand Kataria, minister for Home, Government of Rajasthan inaugurated the first Smartclass at Kanwarpada Senior Higher Secondary School, Udaipur in presence of Chandra Singh Kothari, mayor of Udaipur Municipal Corporation and Siddharth Sihag, commissioner, Udaipur Municipal Corporation.
Shantanu Prakash, CMD Educomp Solutions Ltd said, “We are thrilled to be part of the Smart City Mission. At Educomp, we are constantly striving to enhance the learning outcomes of school children using diverse techniques and Smart Class is one of our pioneering technologies that mirrors the philosophy of the Smart City initiative. Udaipur is a city with a lot of potential and we are very hopeful that many of its students will benefit through our Smartclass modules.”
A flagship project of prime Narendra Modi, the Smart City Mission is a 100-city mission, which is primarily targeted to provide core infrastructure to provide a decent quality of life, a clean and sustainable environment and application of ‘Smart’ solutions to everyday life in the hope of creating centres of excellence. The focus of the mission is on sustainable and inclusive development.
Udaipur has been selected as one the four Smart Cities in the state of Rajasthan. Being a tourism centric city with a clean and green environment, the city is inaugurating three parameters of the Smart City initiative namely Smart Classrooms, Heritage City and Open Air Gym.
Speaking about the initiative at the inauguration ceremony, Kothari remarked that it is a matter of honour and pride that Udaipur has been selected as one of the Smart Cities and it was great to have a pioneering education company like Educomp Solutions on board to help broaden the learning outcomes of the children of Udaipur and help them grow.
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