Educomp Smart Classes for Udaipur Smart City
Ebix with Educomp to implement Smart Classes in Government Schools of Udaipur
Leading global supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance, financial and healthcare industries, Ebix, announced on 28th June that they, along with their consortium partner Educomp, has been selected to set up Smart Class rooms in Udaipur. Ebix will implement this project under its newly formed JV subsidiary with Educomp Solutions Ltd, the cater to e-learning sector in India.
Udaipur Smart City Limited (USCL), the government owned public sector company, has been instrumental in making the decision to empanel Ebix along with its consortium partner Educomp for the project, which will involve implementation of digital teaching methodology in classrooms of Government schools in Udaipur.
USCL, is striving towards Development of “Smart City Udaipur” since its inception. The company has endeavored to enhance learning for school children using different digital techniques, one among which is to enhance the teaching skills of teachers by training them to use interactive techniques on multimedia content. By having the right mix of conventional blackboard based teaching along with interactive 2D/3D multimedia videos, animation and digital courseware, USCL aims to impart standardized high quality e-learning to school students in the city.
Smart Cities Mission is a core urban renewal and retrofitting program by the Government of India with a mission to develop 100 smart cities all over the country. The Union Ministry of Urban Development is responsible for implementing the mission in collaboration with the state governments of each of these cities. The Government of India under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi has earmarked a grand budget towards the vision of developing 100 smart cities, which would be equipped with smart solutions in many areas like education, e-governance, public transport, IT connectivity, and citizen participation.
Ebix Chairman, President and CEO Robin Raina said, “This is an exciting win for the Company, as it puts a stamp of approval on our ability to meet the needs of the Government schools in India. It establishes us as a serious contender for all smart e-learning initiatives of the Government of India, across the length and breadth of the country. Imparting standardized high quality education is an important goal of the present Indian administration and our e-learning subsidiary is focused on being a participant in that initiative, aided by the vast library of 25,000 plus e-learning courses that it has access to through its partnership with Educomp.”
Source: Marketwired / Ebix Inc