Project aims to set up Smartclass systems in 40 classrooms of all 7 Govt schools in Udaipur over the next 5 years
New Delhi, 30th June, 2016: Educomp Solutions, the country's largest education company, has become a partner in the Government's flagship Smart City initiative with a mandate to implement the Udaipur Smart Class Project.
The Smart Class Project, which Educomp Solutions will implement, aims to install Smartclass systems in 40 classrooms of all the 7 government schools for duration of five years with Smartclass hardware, digital content and teacher training including refresher training.
Shri Gulab Chand Kataria, Honourable Minister for Home, Govt. of Rajasthan inaugurated the first Smartclass at Kanwarpada Sr. Higher Secondary School, Udaipur in presence of Shri Chandra Singh Kothari, Mayor of Udaipur Municipal Corporation and Mr Siddharth Sihag, Commissioner, Udaipur Municipal Corporation.
Mr. Shantanu Prakash, CMD Educomp Solutions Ltd said, "We are thrilled to be part of the Smart City Mission. At Educomp, we are constantly striving to enhance the learning outcomes of school children using diverse techniques and Smart Class is one of our pioneering technologies that mirrors the philosophy of the Smart City initiative. Udaipur is a city with a lot of potential and we are very hopeful that many of its students will benefit through our Smartclass modules."
A flagship project of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the Smart City Mission is a 100-city Mission, which is primarily targeted to provide core infrastructure to provide a decent quality of life, a clean and sustainable environment and application of 'Smart' solutions to everyday life in the hope of creating centres of excellence. The focus of the mission is on sustainable and inclusive development.
Udaipur has been selected as one the four Smart Cities in the state of Rajasthan. Being a tourism centric city with a clean and green environment, the city is inaugurating three parameters of the Smart City initiative namely Smart Classrooms, Heritage City and Open Air Gym.
Speaking about the initiative at the inauguration ceremony, Shri Chandra Singh Kothari, Mayor of Udaipur Municipal Corporation remarked that it is a matter of honor and pride that Udaipur has been selected as one of the Smart Cities and it was great to have a pioneering education company like Educomp Solutions on board to help broaden the learning outcomes of the children of Udaipur and help them grow.
About Educomp Solutions Limited
Educomp Solutions Limited is the largest education company in India and the only company spread across the entire education ecosystem. From schools to skills, over last two decades Educomp group has empowered over 30 million learners and educators at over 65,000 schools to imagine, think and create a better future.
Educomp's presence in each of the education verticals is marked with technology-enabled products, high quality people, structured processes and entrepreneurial leadership, that come together to deliver unmatched value.
From pre-school toddlers to competitive high school exams, from core curriculum subjects at the school level to vocational and employability skills for young adults, Educomp reaches out to the entire education life cycle. Founded in 1994 by first generation entrepreneur Shantanu Prakash, the company today has 23 offices across major states of India. It also has one office in Singapore and two in the United States.
Educomp works with India's largest K12 content library with over 20,000 modules of rich 3D multimedia educational content and has reached out to over six million students across 12000 private schools and 17.5 million students across 35000 government schools. Educomp also runs over 350 Little Millennium pre-schools, 45 brick and mortar K12 schools, and 63 Test Prep centers.
Educomp is a publicly traded company on the Bombay Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange, India.