FROM A CORRESPONDENT
GOALPARA, April 29: Recognising the importance of building digital literacy from a young age, especially in the North East where infrastructure needs to be strengthened to eble children there to access digitally interactive “smart” learning opportunities, Samsung has set up 24 of its Smart Classes across the region.
Samsung Smart Class rooms are present in Basudev Tili, Bishnupur, Dhemaji, Dudhnoi, Mocherra, Hariyandab village, Jamtola, Taralangso, Diphu, and East Harigar in Assam.
With its ongoing efforts to bridge the digital divide for students in the region, Samsung India has announced the launch of Samsung Smart Class at 6Jawahar vodaya Vidyalaya(JNV) schools across the state, bringing the total number of schools in the state with Samsung Smart Class to 17.
The Samsung Smart Class at Jawahar vodaya Vidyalaya in Dudhnoiin Goalpara district was iugurated by D. S. Kumar, Dy. Commissioner, vodaya Samitialong with Rajiv Mishra, Vice President, Samsung India Electronics.
Speaking at the launch of Samsung Smart Class, Mishra said, “Over the last two years, the Samsung Smart Class initiative has helped over 1,80,000 children across India to become digitally literate. I am extremely delighted that six JNV schools from Assam are joining the Samsung Smart Class family and look forward to seeing children from these regions digitally literate and as contributors to the future of Digital India.”
DS Kumar, Dy Commissioner, vodaya Samiti said, “With the world going digital there is a need to equip our children in their formative stage with effective skills to grasp the opportunities that are constantly evolving in the digital sphere. Jawahar vodaya Vidyalaya envisions a world where talented children – irrespective of their socio-economic background – get equal avenues of quality education.”