K M Dayashankar
KARIMNAGAR: As part of the Smart City project, the Municipal Corporation of Karimnagar has decided to open e-classrooms in 52 primary and secondary government schools in Karimnagar town with the objective of improving the quality of education.
Accordingly, Minister for Civil Supplies and BC Welfare Gangula Kamalakar formally launched the e-classroom at Government high school in Kharkhanagadda locality in Karimnagar town on Saturday (June 25). On this occasion, the Minister had also distributed laptop computers (desks) to the students.
Stating that the government had decided to launch e-classrooms in all the 52 government schools in the town in coordination with Smart city corporation limited and Sahara agencies, he said that the smart classrooms and smart labs along with internet facilities would be provided in the government schools to attract the students and increase more enrolment.
Under this programme, they would distribute Google Chrome books, K-YANS (integrated computer projector), UPS, student desks etc, he stated. He said that the Smart classrooms would ensure paperless teaching and progress reports. He said that the programme was aimed to attract students, retain them in schools and improve the quality of education in the government schools on par with corporate schools.
The animated classrooms with audio-visual presentations would be an added advantage for the students to learn the subject with ease, he stated. Mayor Y Sunil Rao, SUDA chairman GV Ramakrishna Rao, Collector RV Karnan, Additional Collector Garima Agarwal, DEO ChVS Janardhan Rao, and others were also present.