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Arunachal first state to launch digital education for schools

January 23, 2015

Arunachal Pradesh in collaboration with Google launched the Chief Minister Global Education Programme, a web-based educational programme for schools. The programme will initially be launched in 50 to 100 schools of over 7,000 schools in the state and later extended to others in phased manner. The system has been built for both students and teachers. Through Chromebooks, productivity tools, Gmail, documents apps, books and videos will be made accessible.

"A new era of technology has begun in Arunachal Pradesh through which we can connect with advanced nations of the world," chief minister Nabam Tuki said during the launch. Arunachal is the first state in the country to launch such a program.

On November 15 last year, Tuki visited Google headquarters, Mountain View, California, on an invitation by the company for the Google Global Education Symposium on Ministers and held talks with the Google Education team.

Source: The Economic Times

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