- The total cost of the project is Rs.3.84 crores
- The Smart Class facilities provided by BEL to the Government schools include a 50” LED TV, CPU with accessories, Green Board and LED Lights
Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), as a part of its CSR initiatives, has equipped schools covering 13,000 children studying in 122 Government High Schools of Yadgir district, Karnataka with solar-powered Smart Class facilities. It said that the total cost of the project is Rs.3.84 crores.
It said that the solar-powered smart class facility will offer visually attractive content that will help students to assimilate information more effectively. It will also facilitate difficult concepts easily, improve teaching, and boost the academic performance of the students.
Digital educational content
The Smart Class facilities provided by BEL to the Government schools include a 50” LED TV, CPU with accessories, Green Board, and LED Lights. All of these will be powered by a standalone Solar PV Power System with battery. A cabinet has also been provided to store all the equipment. It said that the digital educational content covers the subjects of English, Mathematics, Science, and Social Science for students of 8th, 9th, and 10th Class customised as per the State syllabus. BEL is also installing hand-wash facility in 100 Government Primary Schools in Yadgir at a cost of Rs.1.02 Crores
Prabhu B Chauhan, Minister for Animal Husbandry, Hajj & Waqf Board, Government of Karnataka, and Minister-in-charge for Yadgir & Bidar districts, Karnataka, inaugurated the new facilities at the Govt Girls High School Yadgir.