Wednesday, May 13, 2009
NIIT offers computer education in schools
The NIIT Ltd, Global Talent Corp has signed a deal of Rs. 84.38 with the Gujarat Government to provide computer education in schools. Under the new program students of class 9th 12th shall be provided computer education. 1870 high and higher secondary school shall be covered under the scheme.
Privately run school shall not be part of this program. In total, the NIIT will education nine lakh students. The Gujarat has given this to NIIT keeping in mind that Asian IT giant keeps best track record for providing ICT education in schools.
L Balasubramanian, president, School Learning Solutions, NIIT Ltd. said, "We are honored to partner with the Department of Education, Gujarat for the first time, in their initiative to promote computer education across 1870 government schools in the state."