Information Communication Technology (ICT) Education Project has been started with the aim to impart computer education to all students of class VI to XII. ICT is universally acknowledged as an important catalyst for social transformation and national progress. Understanding and leveraging ICT is critical for the State’s continued social and economic progress. In Punjab, the Project is managed by the society namely ‘Punjab ICT Education Society’ (PICTES) especially constituted for the purpose.
Goals and Objectives of ICT Education
To enable every students of the Punjab State to become “Digitally Literate”.
To train the school teachers in effective delivery of education by using IT tools for teaching with latest methodologies & aids.
To facilitate and catalyze the growth of digital economy in the state by leveraging this infrastructure and re-engineered workforce.
Compulsory ICT Education for all 14.5 lakhs students.
Create job opportunities for students and computer teachers.
Set up modern labs with latest IT infrastructure where students get the best of IT training.
Develop student & teacher competence as per NCERT and CBSE Guidelines.
Incorporate a Management Information System (MIS) for monitoring and reviewing the project on regular basis.