ICT in school scheme is a Government of India scheme for assisting states for infrastructure development and putting in place ICT enabled education
The Project Monitoring and Evaluation Group, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India after considering the Computer Education Plan submitted by the State had sanctioned an amount of Rs. 50.8 crores for a period of 5 years from 2007-08 to 2011-12 (Rs.10.16 cr per year) for the implementation of centrally sponsored scheme of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Government and Government aided schools in the state.
As first installment of this, an amount of Rs. 10.16 crores was allotted to the state. The IT@School project is the nodal agency for its implementation
Circular with instructions and guidlines regarding ICT in school supply for year 2009 -10 is being released. There are 4 separate cirular with requsition form for these four sections - Government High school, Government Higher secondary and Vocational Higher secondary, Aided High school, Aided Higher secondary and Vocational Higher secondary. The last date for submission of filled form to District offices of IT@School Project is 20th October 2009 and the District coodinator shall forward the final requirement by 27th October 2009. To download the forms click here.
Circular and forms for Government High school
Circular and forms for Government Higher secondary and Vocational Higher secondary
Circular and forms for Aided High school
Circular and forms for Aided Higher secondary and Vocational Higher secondary
List of schools under Government Higher secondary catagory (including 11 panchayath school).. Click here
List of schools under Government Vocational Higher Secondary catagory (inclusive of TVHSS)... Click here
A technical committee of the IT@School Project was constituted with Dr. Jayasanker (rtd. Principal, Barton Hill Engineering College and an eminent technocrat) and Sri Anvar Sadat, Executive Director, IT@School Project as convener. The other key members are from Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC), Kerala State IT mission (KSITM), Information Kerala Mission (IKM) etc.
The Government vide G.O(Rt.)5120/2007/G.Edn., Dated 9/11/2007 has authorized the Director of Public Instructions (DPI) to constitute a technical committee to centralize the price, specification, quality and service conditions of computer and hardware/software purchase to schools.
The Technical Committee appointed vide Order No.NEP-3/80281/07/DPI of the DPI dated 07.12.2007 was the monitoring body for Price and implementation strategy of the Scheme.
The Technical Committee’s identified Keltron as service provider, based on condition that the purchase will be made transparent ensuring the participation of Technical Committee at every purchase process adopted by Keltron regarding this supply.
The Technical Committee has monitored and decided on the specification and rates of the items to be supplied. The specification of the computer and accessories of the supply currently being undertaken is as follows:
||600 VA Offline UPS
|with Intel Pentium E 2000 Series Processor
Asus/ Gigabyte/MSI Mother Board
1 GB DDR II RAM
15" TFT Color Monitor
IT @Linux preloaded
3 year warranty
|with 10 to 15 mts backup
3 year warranty including battery
Resolution : SVGA (800 X 600)
PC compatibility (SXGA), XGA, SVGA, VGA)
Full function, Wireless Remote, Screen & stand,
Three year warranty (onsite) Lamp (90 days)
Under ICT in school scheme, there is provision for online complaint regitration. Please click on the link given below and register your compaints on Hardware supplied under ICT in school scheme.
Online complaint Registration ... Click here
Workshops were held in every revenue district to avail of details for further infrastructure requirements in schools, the participants of which include principals and School IT coordinators from all schools. The School Plan is the backbone of the current supply of computer and accessories being undertaken by IT@School Project
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The Project has completed a detailed School survey by using the
Master trainers of the Project to evaluate the existing infrastructure
in schools during October-November 2007.
An assessment of actual infrastructure availability in schools was
forwarded to all MLA, MP, LSGs in their respective constituencies, so
that the funds available under them can be utilized more fruitfully
among the schools which actually need the assistance.
complete data base of the computer and other infrastructure available
in schools including the specifications and no. of computers to be
upgraded and repaired are available. The detailed graph in regard shown