Mangaluru: 13 government schools get hi-tech look, become e-smart

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (SP)

Mangaluru, Oct 18: Thirteen government schools spread over eight wards in the city have acquired the smart look and earned the tag of being as e-smart schools. The handing over of these schools is under way now. Development initiatives worth Rs 16 crore were undertaken to achieve this transformation.

Under package 1 of the Smart City project, school building, roof, flooring, compound wall construction of toilet and repairs, plumbing, electrification, sports ground and other facilities were provided to 13 schools at a cost of Rs 11 crore.

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In the second package, the work of converting these schools into e-smart schools was undertaken. For this purpose, another five crore rupees was spent. The money was spent on providing 35 computer units at a cost of Rs 67.9 lac, 35 ceramic boards costing Rs 1.75 lac, 392 management console software costing Rs 9.8 lac, laptops costing Rs 97.92 lac, 35 wireless sorts at seven lac rupees, charging cast worth Rs 18 lac, basic infrastructure costing Rs 83 lac and electrical works, totally worth five crore rupees.

The government higher primary school Basti Garden in central market ward, government higher primary school Neereshwallya in Fort ward, government higher primary school Pandeshwar and government practicing high school Hampankatta, both of which are in cantonment ward, lower primary school and government high school Hoige Bazaar, both in Hoige Bazar ward, higher primary school (Urdu) Bunder, and government highs school (Urdu) in Bunder ward, primary school Balmatta and secondary school Balmatta in court ward, higher primary school Bolar and higher primary school (Urdu) Bolar west in Bolar ward, women's PU college's high school section in Kudroli ward, are the schools which have turned e-smart.

Among them, works have been completed in respect of Neereshwallya and Pandeshwar schools and the schools have been handed over to the school governing council. Two schools in Hoige Bazar and two more in Bolar ward and practicing high school in Hampankatta were inaugurated recently. Car street school and Balmatta school have been given importance in this task and they will be handed over shortly. Smart city officials said that Basti garden and Bunder ward schools are yet to be handed over.

General manager of Smart City Ltd, Arun Prabha K S, said that 13 schools were chosen for transforming them into e-smart schools by providing facilities, and all the works have been completed. He said that the process of handing over schools is under way.






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  • Jossey Saldanha, Thane

    Tue, Oct 19 2021

    What is the contribution from Government ...

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  • Ben D'Souza Prabhu, Mangalore, Bombay Bandra now in Canada

    Mon, Oct 18 2021

    Very Happy to hear these Good News ! Thanking and Praying our dear Lord for His choicest Blessings and Graces to all of them who deserve our Praise, Best Wishes and Congratulations !!!

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  • Veer, Nagpur

    Mon, Oct 18 2021

    Are these schools have connection to Google and UNESCO facilities to gain proper and historically correct information compared to knowledge gained from NEP?????……Bottom line is there should not be any difference and controversy on facts. Pure, Clean and One Sole Absolute Fact.

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