New Delhi: School going children in 112 Aspirational districts across the country will soon have free access to learning programmes of an edu tech company.
Country’s policy think tank NITI Aayog has partnered with BYJU’S for this. NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said in a statement that BYJU’S Career-Plus programme, under Aakash+BYJU’S, will identify and provide high-quality test prep coaching to 3000 meritorious students of classes 11 and 12 who aspire to appear for NEET and JEE.
BYJU’S Founder and CEO Byju Raveendran said, “Through our Education for All programme, we have been empowering and impacting millions of children across the country, and by partnering with NITI Aayog, our efforts are being strengthened further.For the Career-Plus programme, students will be selected through a pre-designed test and provided teaching and content material, along with mentoring support and guidance.
This initiative will combine the best of classroom and online learning, thus providing a hybrid model of education. Apart from dedicated centres for implementing support, students will also have access to digital infrastructure in the form of devices like tablets and Smartphone.