India’s Adult Education Program to go online [TCS Partnership]

Indian government launched Saakshar Bharat, an adult education programme in 2009 and the programe will now go online via TCS’ partnership.

..they (TCS) are almost ready with a software that will teach adults (above 15 years of age) through animation, graphics and by downloading teaching materials from a dedicated site.

..districts will be covered within three years and the role of TCS will be the key to achieving success as the government can provide Internet access in remote areas and thus reduce bottlenecks in making teaching materials available. – source

The scheme, themed at female literacy aims to make literate 70 million people, of which at least 85 percent are women literate– and the programme has already been rolled out in 167 districts across 19 states.

Also see : Education Industry in India

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