Govt First Grade Colleges to be provided desktop computers
BANGALURU [Maha Media]: The government first-grade colleges in Karnataka will be provided with 12,500 debonded desktop computers as part of the Help Educate, a public-private initiative taken up by the Department of Collegiate and Technical Education (DCTE), officials said.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed on Friday by the DCTE, Cognizant Technology Solutions India Pvt Ltd and the Rotary Club, the office of Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwath Narayan, who holds the Higher Education portfolio, said.
The initiative has the prime objective of facilitating the learning of students of government, first-grade colleges and making a difference in the learning of students, most of whom hail from a socio-economically marginalised background, it said. Under the Help Educate initiative, the DCTE has been partnering with MNCs and philanthropists to educate and train students for employment, train professors in modern methodology through faculty development programmes and digital teaching.