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Tamil Nadu to set up high-tech labs in Classes 6 to 8 with support from IT companies

The Tamil Nadu school education department has taken a step to introduce high-tech facilities in schools. As per the new reports, the school education department is planning to hire IT companies to set up high-tech labs in selected classes.

Reported By : IANS Edited By : India TV Education Desk
Chennai
Published on: December 19, 2022 13:41 IST
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The Tamil Nadu school education department will hire IT companies to set up high-tech labs in Classes 6 to 8. Presently high-tech labs are set up in government high schools and higher secondary schools. The state school education department will direct the IT companies to procure computer systems for the projects. 

Sources in the state school education department told IANS that each high-tech lab would be provided with 10 computer systems, a projector with a mounting kit, web cameras, LAN connectivities with a hard disk capacity of 1 TB annually. High-tech printers, headphones, and CCTV cameras will also be installed.

The computer firm will provide UPS, and generators will also be kept available for uninterrupted power supply. The operating system will be open software and Linux will be provided. The IT firm will maintain each laboratory for five years and the company will also replace the worn-out equipment.

The company will appoint service engineers in each district to monitor the functioning of the labs and uninterrupted Internet connectivity will be provided to all the systems. Extensive training will later be provided to five selected teachers from each school for properly handling these high-tech laboratories.

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