IEP Chandigarh, September 17
Punjab Chief Secretary Vijay Kumar Janjua has emphasized on strengthening Eduset infrastructure in the 28th Board of Governors meeting of PICTES (Punjab Information and Communication Technology Education Society). He said that in the current era of competition, there is a need to give special attention to computer education for govt school students and PICTE Society can play a crucial role for this purpose. The Chief Secretary said that Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has been working for the revival of government schools since day one. To give quality education to every govt school student, CM is drafting effective policies. He said that to impart quality education to the students of government schools, specially computer education, PICTE Society can play a pivotal role. It is worth mentioned that PICTES provides computer education and ICT hardware to govt school students of sixth to twelfth classes of Punjab and imparts quality education through Eduset too. Earlier, the Chief Secretary was informed that quality education is being provided with the help of multimedia base and e-content to the students of 3289 government high and senior secondary schools under Eduset education system. During the meeting, the agenda to further strengthen the infrastructure under Eduset was also discussed and a decision was taken to upgrade transmission hubs and studios etc. with new technology. Apart from the higher officials of the Education Department, Finance and Planning Department, Technical Education Department, Governance Reforms Department, Local Government Department, Social Security Department, Pushpa Gujral Science City and PICTE Society senior officials and employees were present in the meeting.