HDFC Bank inaugurates Smart Classrooms in Govt Schools in Rajasthan

Udaipur :   HDFC Bank Parivartan inaugurated 29smart classroomsin the state of Rajasthan. Under this initiative, HDFC Bank is working with the State Education Board to create digital classrooms in government schools. IT infrastructure such as desktops and projectors has been installed in classrooms to deliver the syllabus-based e-learning content. Further, the Bank has also trained teachers to use the digital infrastructure.

Smart Classrooms enable technology-in-education to provide an interactive learning environment in the school. At the core of it is a multimedia device which acts like an educator’s tool making learning engaging and interactive; designed on a teacher centric approach to support blended and participatory teaching methodologies.  Hon. Minister of Education for the state Mr B D Kalla presided as the chief guest at a virtual function organisedto inaugurate HDFC Bank’s Parivartan projects. More than 12,000 students from class VI to XII are expected to benefit from the digital classrooms with subjects like Mathematics, Science, and English being taught in an interesting manner.

“Through this initiative we are supporting the state government of Rajasthan in its efforts to digitise schools, spread education and empower students,” said Ms Ashima Bhat, Group Head – CorporateSocial Responsibility, HDFC Bank. “Education is one of the key focus areas for the Bank under Parivartan. Digital classrooms make learning fun for children and also help teachers acquire modern techniques. Going forward, we plan to digitise more such classrooms in the state in partnership with state education board and make a difference to the lives of people in the state.”

Under Parivartan, the Bank has brought about a positive change in the lives of more than 37.50+ Lakhpeople in Rajasthan. The Bank’s ongoing educational initiatives at over 1,000 schools have impactedmore than 78,000students in the state. Through the Holistic Rural Development Programme (HRDP), the Bank is working to create sustainable communities in over 132 villages across 14 districts, thereby reaching49,650+ households.

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