Tablet Computer Free in Delhi for All Government School Teachers and Principals

Published Date - 04 December 2017 07:27:05 Updated Date - 04 December 2017 07:27:54

Teachers of Delhi government schools are all set to go hi-tech soon, with the AAP government deciding to provide tablet computers to them under its ambitious plan to reduce their "non-teaching" work burden.

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who also holds the education portfolio, has directed the officials of the department to prepare a proposal to buy tablet computers for around 50,000 teachers and principals of the 1024 government schools in the national capital.

The state government of Delhi has announced that they will provide a tablet computer at free of cost for all teachers and principals in the national capital government schools. The distribution of tablet computers in schools will help to reduce the non-teaching burden.

The Delhi government will finance Rs. 50 crore to procure the tablets and computers for all the government schools. The digital gadgets will help the schools’ teachers by collecting the data of students’ attendance. In addition, teachers can send the direct message to parents by using the digital gadgets regarding the child’s attendance.

Accordingly, the tablet computer will be equipped with an Internet data card to provide the help of teachers in their work. Moreover, the education department is going to prepare a proposal to procure tablet computers for around 50,000 teachers and principals of the 1024 government schools across the Delhi.


Delhi government schools

By using the data of the education department, Delhi government has informed that the transition loss from Class X to Class XII has come down over the last years. As per data, in the year of 2013-14 stood at 62,158 but now it came down to 18,405 in 2016-17.

The distribution of tablet computers to teachers will start in the next two month. Besides syllabus training, the government is also considering to provide training to the teachers in many activities. These activities will correct the interaction mistake between teacher and student.

The distribution of tablet computer decision was taken in cabinet meeting because most teachers are complaining to the government that they are not providing enough time for teaching as they are engaged in data entry or management works including maintenance of attendance registers, preparation of students’ report cards, etc.

Therefore, Delhi government has decided to provide tablet computers to the teachers of all government schools. An internet data card also will be provided to the teachers so that they complete the required work online.

Details of Free Tablet Computers Scheme

The important features and highlights of this scheme are as follows:-

  • These tablet computers are absolutely free of cost.
  • In addition to this, all the government school teachers and principals are eligible and can avail this scheme.
  • State govt. charges no processing fees to give free tablet computers.
  • Subsequently, this scheme will aid govt. teachers in their non-teaching work.
  • Accordingly, teacher’s can record attendance of students and send a confirmation message to the parents of children.
  • This scheme will help in reducing the bunk made by children from their schools.
  • Moreover, these gadgets are equipped with an Internet data card which will facilitate teachers in their work.
  • In order to successfully implement this Free Tablet Computers Scheme, Delhi govt. will spend Rs 50 crore.
  • Furthermore, this scheme will help teachers and reduce the hassle of maintaining record registers, attendance registers and other non-teaching works.

As per the data of education department, education minister claims that the transition loss from Class 10th to Class 12th has minimized in recent years. Furthermore, the transition loss was 62,158 in the year 2013-14 which now stands at 18,405 in the financial year 2016-17.

Education Minister, Delhi challenges MCDs and all other state governments in the country to compete with the educational revolution in Delhi. Delhi government has started several measures to improve the education sector in the past one or two years.


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