HCL to train senior secondary schools, signs project for Rs. 40cr

by CXOtoday Staff    Jan 12, 2011

educationHCL Learning, an education and talent development division of HCL Infosystems, today announced the receiving of Rs.40cr (approx) project from Department of Higher Education, Government of Himachal Pradesh. The project entails to set up fully integrated information and communication technology labs and multimedia classrooms in 628 government senior secondary schools of Himachal Pradesh.

“It gives us immense pleasure to see HCL Infosystems led consortium given this opportunity to lead the way with the state’s first computer education initiative under the CCEP project. We appreciate the Government’s vision to utilise technology as a driver for growth in education and look forward to a continued partnership in the state’s development,” commented J V Ramamurthy, president and COO, HCL Infosystems.

The project, as informed by the company, involves supply, installation and maintenance of multimedia educational content, computer hardware, software and other allied accessories. In addition, the company said it will administer refresher courses, monitoring and subsequent reporting and provide training on usage of the multimedia educational content to a minimum of 6500 teachers across the state.

The project is a part of Himachal Pradesh Government’s initiative to provide avenues of computer aided learning (CAL) for government school students.