New Delhi: Samsung India on Thursday said it has provided smart class solutions to 80 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) as part of its global Samsung Smart Vidyalaya initiative, which will help provide digital education to students in these institutions. In addition, the smart classes set up by Samsung will be available in 835 classrooms across 625 JNV schools and 10 Navodaya leadership institutions across the country, the company said in a statement.
About five lakh students will benefit from this. Each Smart Class set up by Samsung is equipped with an interactive Samsung Flip, Samsung tablet, a printer, a server, power backup and digital learning materials. Samsung reported that the new JNV schools are spread across 17 states, and most of them are located in rural districts. For example, Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir, Dahod in Gujarat, Sukma in Chhattisgarh, Darjeeling in West Bengal and Baksa in Assam.
At present there are total 661 JNV schools in the country. Vinayak Garg, Commissioner, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti said, “JNV students are among the best performing students in the country, and their access to the latest technology through this program is immensely beneficial. This has become even more important considering the current situation.” Samsung India Vice President (Corporate Citizenship) Partha Ghosh said that the latest initiative further strengthens the company’s commitment to Digital India. (agency)