Pilot Project on Effective use of ICT in RURAL Education

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Information Support System in Science and Mathematics, for Rural High schools at JSS Foundation for Science and society- Bangalore.
The project is being carried out in Karnataka state. Modules for 8th std. has been developed in English and Kannada language. The modules of 8th Standard both in English and Kannada at par with CBSE syllabus were released by the Principal Scientific Advisor to Government of India in May 2012. These modules were distributed to one hundred Government and Aided rural high schools for use from June 2012 when the revised syllabus was introduced for 8th standard.The 9th and 10th Standard modules were formally released for use by Prof. S.V. Raghavan, Scientific Secretary, Office of the PSA, Government of India. Prof. V.S. Ramamurthy, Former Secretary DST and Director, NIAS, Bengaluru presided. At the time of release, all the modules of 9th standard and 50% of 10th standard were ready. The project is in progress.