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    Education in India


    Initiatives and Status on Human Resource Development in Information Technology in Union States and Territories



    •  'Teach the Teachers' programme being launched.  A special cell in SCERT set up for the purpose.  At least 10% of teachers in Higher Secondary schools would be trained during 2000-2001 itself.  Incentive being provided to attract teachers and to encourage them to complete successfully.

    •  Computer laboratories would be established in all Government schools by the year 2003 in partnership with private sector. About 150 schools to be covered in the first year i.e. 2000-2001.  Government is encouraging the aided schools to set up computer labs with the private sector.

    •  Government would launch literacy campaigns in slum areas using IT.  A pilot project in the slum colony with 30 computer kiosks would be set up to enable children to learn computer schools without any adult intervention.

    •  Government shall upgrade ITIs to provide training of skills for data entry, marketing transcription, call centres, content creation and data processing to give boost to IT enabled services. 

    •  Government to encourage the private sector to set up training centres for the unemployed educated youth.. 10 centres to start in 2000-2001.

    •  Initiated steps to establish an IT Open University. 

    •  Encourage technical courses in university schools.

    •  Intends setting up a premier IIIT. 

    •  Intends setting up a Digital Media  Library - a storehouse of digitized data containing Government records, industry information and information education, tourism and archeology.

    •  Convergence of various technologies being used for spread of literacy and education.