AP Govt Procures 5 Lakh Tabs With Byju’s Content For Students
To review "Nadu Nedu” (our school: then and now), Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy held a meeti
ng with senior officials.The AP govt announced that it would purchase over five lakh tablet computers (tabs) with pre-loaded Byju's e-learning content, meant to be provided to students of state-run schools while over 72,000 TV sets would be set up in classrooms in a phased manner, at a total expenditu
re of Rs 512 crore.
By March next, the first phase of digitization would be complete,” a release said quoting officials. Mr Reddy categorically stated that monthly audit should be carried out at schools revamped under “Nadu Nedu” scheme about the amenities and other aspects.
He said the scope of audit should also cover the utilisation of Maintenance Fund and a phone number should be displayed for complaints if any. The officials said a toll free number is already in place. On digitisation of classrooms, the Chief Minister said that by March next, the first phase has to be complete and all schools should be provided with internet facilities. Besides schools, all Village Secretariats, RBKs (Rythu Bharosa Kendram) and Village Clinics should have internet facilities.