Kanpur Divisional Commissioner Visits Three Smart Class Project Running City Schools

Kanpur Divisional Commissioner Visits Three Smart Class Project Running City Schools

Kanpur, December 4 (TNA) With Smart City Projects being one of the top priorities for the Government, Smart City Corporation Limited and the Government are monitoring the work progress regularly so that the works could be completed in time. In line with this, the Kanpur divisional commissioner Raj Shekhar visited three schools in the city on Friday to see for himself the work in progress.

The schools visited by the official included Primary girls school, Pratham Khalasi Lines, M G Nagar Nigam Mahila Inter College, Civil Lines and Shri Kailash Nath Balika Inter College, Civil Lines. Raj Shekhar was accompanied by the Nagar Ayukt and Smart City Corporation officials.

The Smart classes project is approved for 6 schools in Kanpur city and is pegged to cost around ₹ 2.30 Crores. Under this project, the Instruments & Equipment’s for smart classes like (Interactive Smart Board, Projectors), renovation of class rooms, New Furnitures, LED lighting etc are being taken up.

The Smart City Corporation Limited has decided to take up another 10 Government Schools under this project with an estimated cost of ₹ 4 crores in the coming financial year 2021-22 and will compete the project by July 2021. This time the Schools will be selected on merit based competition among Government schools.

The Smart classes will provide online Educational Contents of NCERT in Hindi & English for classes Nursery to class 12 for all Subjects. The contents will be updated from time to time. Content will be updated & the whole project will be maintained for 5 years by the Firm “Smart Classes” beginning this year. The Firm will also train the teachers and staff in running of smart classes project successfully .

Out of 6 works, 3 have been completed and are ready for use while the rest 3 will be completed in next 2 months. Commissioner has asked Smart City Limited officers to take feedback from the students and teachers on regular basis to improve the system and to make it more productive and effective.

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