CSR : Samsung adds 200 New Smart Class 

Initiative aims to bridge the digital gap between rural and urban India and provide equal opportunities for quality education to children from all backgrounds

Samsung Smart Class at the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

NEW DELHI: Samsung said that it has added 200 new Samsung Smart Class at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya schools across the country, Govt. schools in Tamil Nadu and at Delhi Police Public Schools, expanding its flagship citizenship initiative.

With these additions, Smart Class is now available at 652 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya schools, 28 Govt. schools in Tamil Nadu and three Delhi Police Public Schools, taking the total number of Samsung Smart Class in India to 683.

Samsung Smart Class aims to provide equal opportunities for quality education to children from all backgrounds.

Seventy Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNVs) are run by the Ministry of Human Resource Development to make modern education available to talented children from rural India.

Since the first Smart Class was established in 2013 in association with Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, over 2.5 lakh students have benefitted from it. In addition, over 8,000 teachers have been trained on how to use interactive technology to teach effectively, improving the quality of teaching and building capacity at government schools.

Samsung has started offering a digital program on spoken English to all students at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya schools.

Smart Class is equipped with an interactive Smartboards, tablets, a printer, Wi-Fi connectivity and power backup.