ICT sets to achieve not only to provide IT Literacy to all the School children of the State but also help in building a new generation of talent that has a changed mindset. With such IT related initiatives taken by the Govt. of India, the youth population will engage themselves in educating themselves in computer related fields and thus create employment opportunities for themselves. It will help Assam to build an immense potential of IT talent –and one day the youth of Assam will prove themselves in the National IT arena. This is designed to build an IT literate Assam.
The ICT policy in School Education aims at preparing youth to participate creatively in the establishment, sustenance and growth of a knowledge society leading to all round socio-economic development of the nation and global competitiveness.
Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India launched Information & Communication Technology (ICT)@Schools scheme in the year 2007 in Assam. As a part of this, ICT@School scheme has been implemented in 641 schools of the State on BOOT Model for a period of 5 (five) years on the basis of MHRD, Govt. of India's Letter No. E 11-40/2007-School-5, New Delhi dated 13th December 2007 from the year 2009.
RAJIV GANDHI COMPUTER LITERACY PROGRAMME (RGCLP)
RGCLP was initiated in the year 2003 as a part of the vision of the Chief Minister of Assam to “Build a computer literate Assam”. The Planning and Development Department, Govt. of Assam and AMTRON, the State Nodal Agency for Information Technology had embarked on this ambitious project of providing computer education, free of cost, to the students of the Government Schools. In pursuance thereof, AMTRON has entered into a strategic tie up with M/S NIIT Ltd., M/S CMC Ltd. and M/S Educomp Solutions Ltd., to achieve the highest level of excellence in the project.
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