Chamarajanagar: To boost digital education in government schools and colleges in Chamarajanagar district, Infosys and Rotary Panchasheel, Mysuru have come forward to facilitate technical aides in these schools. A meeting in this regard was held recently in Chamarajanagar where Deputy Commissioner Shilpa Nag presided.
The software giant representative Biligiriranga informed the meeting that the institute will set up a spring board that would help students to learn through various syllabus including State, CBSE and ICSE and also be educated on career guidance. He further said that the institute will provide tabs to students of government schools to help learn. Besides, a select 50 government schools in the district will be provided computer education and a course in cyber security.
Deputy Commissioner Shilpa Nag, who chaired the meeting, directed the authorities of schools and colleges to work in this regard. She directed the education officials to select 10 schools from every block and two teachers each from schools for computer education. The meeting also stressed to select schools are in rural areas and prioritise SC/ST residential schools, polytechnic, engineering and technical government schools and colleges.
She also observed that there should be a facility to allow students to learn through offline mode and also in Kannada medium. She asked the education officials to take students to ISRO, Planetarium and Infosys campus to encourage them to learn technical aspects.
Kiran Robert of Rotary Panchasheel, Mysuru, Additional Deputy Commissioner Geeta Huded, Zilla Panchayat Deputy secretary Saraswati, Deputy Director of Public Instruction Ramachandraraje Urs, Deputy Director of PU education Manjunath Prasanna, District SC/ST Welfare officer Manjula, Deputy Director of Social Welfare Department Mallikarjun, Principals of engineering and polytechnic colleges and block education officers were present in the meeting.