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1500 high schools to go digital from Nov 14: Kadiam

As many as 1,500 High Schools in Telangana State will go digital from November 14 as the State government was making arrangements. Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari said they have decided to conduct digital classes in 1500 schools in the State to mark Children’s Day on November 14.

The Deputy Chief Minister held a high-level review meeting at Secretariat and discussed on the issue with higher officials. The digital classes will also be conducted in Social Welfare, BC, Tribal, Minority, Residential, Kasturba Gandhi schools and Zilla Parishad schools, Srihari said and asked the officials to prepare micro level plans and make all arrangements for the launch of the prestigious program.

Directing the officials to take all steps for launching the digital literacy classes, Srihari said Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao was trying to make Telangana a number one State in India. He also directed the officials to prepare district-wise details to conduct digital class rooms along with computers, necessary basic amenities, equipment and repairs. Srihari instructed them to conduct training classes to teachers by November 10 and give subject content to all the schools going digital.

Except Hindi all other five subjects prepared by NCERT will be taught digital in the schools. All the schools in the State will go digital along with computer labs in a phased manner. Training will be given in all 1500 schools through online, offline and Mana TV. He also directed the officials to prepare a schedule to offer training to teachers in colleges identified in all districts. (NSS)