|Mumbai: Govt. of Gujarat plans multimedia content development project for 3,500 schools|
Educomp's ICT division, Edureach, has bagged a multimedia content development projects from the Government of Gujarat.
Educomp has bagged a similar project from the Government of Assam.
In this regard, the Commissioner of Schools, Education Department, Government of Gujarat has awarded a letter of intent (LOI) to Educomp Solutions Ltd.
Under the project, the company will now develop and install 2D/3D based multimedia content across all schools of Gujarat and development of web portal for learning management. The project is for five years including updation of content as per the change of state syllabus.
The scope includes development of multimedia learning content in Gujarati medium for class VIII to X covering core subjects including English, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies in around 265 learning areas, and development and conversion of content in MS Windows and Open Source platform. Spanning across 3,500 schools, the project also entails development of web portal with interface for using the multimedia base learning content as well as upgradation of the developed learning content with the change of syllabus.
According to Educomp, the education solutions provider will also build up the capacity of school teachers on the usage of ICT application to be developed for seamless transaction of classroom teaching learning process.
In Assam, Educomp has signed an agreement with Axom Sarba Siksha Abhijan Mission, Government of Assam for providing computer aided learning solutions in 2199 middle schools of the state. Educomp will develop, supply and install multimedia based educational content for computer based education in Science, Mathematics and English in three vernacular languages-Assamese, Bodo and Bengali.
The multimedia learning contents will be developed on 60 learning areas identified for Class VI and VII. Educomp will also build up the capacity of school teachers on usage of the multimedia learning content and its transaction during the classroom transaction process.
The same shall be used across 2199 middle schools at a total contract value of Rs 6.81 crore for both the contracts.