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NIIT to implement computer education across 2005 Schools in Andhra Pradesh
  • This represents the single largest turnkey IT education project in the school segment in India.

New Delhi, June 13, 2008: Having successfully provided school learning solutions in over 663 government schools of Andhra Pradesh in the last five years, NIIT the leading Global Talent Development Corporation today announced that it has received the Letter of Intent to provide computer and computer aided education in additional 2,005 schools in Andhra Pradesh, at a value of Rs. 1728 Million.

NIIT will cover over 4.2 million children across 2005 schools in the state of Andhra Pradesh over a period of five years. This follows soon after Maharashtra and Bihar State governments placed orders on NIIT to provide similar training in their 900 schools for the next five years.

NIIT has been at the forefront of providing computer education in the state of Andhra Pradesh since 2002.  This project further strengthens NIIT’s leadership in the School Learning Solutions space. It represents the single largest turnkey IT based education project in the schools segment in India.
Sharing details of this engagement, Mr. L. Balasubramanian, President - School Learning Solutions, NIIT said, “This project has taken NIIT’s total presence to 2663 schools in the State of Andhra Pradesh alone. In addition to the students, NIIT will also train over 50,000 AP Government school teachers in the next 5 years as part of this new engagement. This reflects the confidence and faith vested in us by the government.”
NIIT’s comprehensive learning solutions for schools includes setting up of computer hardware, software, connected accessories for computer systems, computer education, and certified Instructors, for classes 6 to 10 in specified  Government high Schools on turnkey basis for a period of five years.
NIIT programs are designed to enable students acquire skills necessary for the knowledge economy and their pursuit for higher studies and gainful employment. NIIT’s computer aided education programs will provide effective learning environment for children in subjects like Mathematics, Science, English and Social Studies, with special tools to promote critical thinking and analytical skills leading to student centric learning.
Recognizing the potential of Information and Communication Technologies to transform the teaching–learning process in the non-formal and formal education space, and its potential in changing the way teachers and learners gain access to knowledge and information, NIIT’s ICT in Education initiative focusses on using IT to enhance the reach and quality of teaching and learning.
For over a decade, NIIT has worked with Governments of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Tamil Nadu, Tripura and West Bengal to offer computer education in schools. Additionally, NIIT has also partnered with many private schools in the country to help students discover the pleasure of learning through computers.
About NIIT
NIIT, Asia’s No. 1 IT trainer and leading Global Talent Development Corporation, offers learning and knowledge solutions to 5 million students across 32 countries.
Leading IT magazine Dataquest has conferred upon NIIT, the Top IT Training Company Award 2007. Rated among India’s Superbrands (2003-05), NIIT’s Individual Learning Business offerings include: Industry-endorsed programs for students seeking careers in IT: GNIIT, Integrated ANIIT for Engineers (IAE) and Advanced Technology Programs for IT professionals.
For working professionals, NIIT Imperia, Centre for Advanced Learning, offers Executive Management Education Programmes in association with Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) at Ahmedabad, Indore and Kolkata.
NIIT Institute of Finance Banking & Insurance (IFBI), formed with equity participation from ICICI Bank, offers programs to develop talent for the banking industry.
NIIT offers turnkey IT integration program for schools. NIIT has provided computer-based learning to over 7700 government and private schools.
NIIT’s Corporate Learning Solutions, offers integrated learning solutions (including strategic consulting, learning design, content development, delivery, technology, assessment and learning management) to Fortune 500 companies, Universities, Technology companies, Training corporations and Publishing houses.
Element K delivers learning solutions for customers and partners through a tailored combination of catalog learning products, technology, and services. The offerings include: vLab®:hands-on labs, instructor-led courseware, comprehensive e-reference libraries, technical journals, and KnowledgeHub™: hosted learning management platform.
NIIT together with Element K is now the first and the best choice for comprehensive learning solutions, worldwide.
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