Byju’s said it has collaborated with NITI Aayog to give free access to its tech-driven learning programmes for kids from 112 Aspirational districts. The project visualises establishing a working group that will build knowledge, innovation, and a strategy support system. The team will also monitor and decide programme execution to ensure a better scope of delivery, a statement told. The Aspirational Districts are India’s most advanced challenged districts in health and nutrition, education, agriculture and water resources, basic infrastructure, and financial inclusion and skill development.
“Technology has played a key role to ensure continuity, and classrooms have shifted to online. This has worked the development of innovations in the education space, and it is necessary for us to rethink education and keep these innovations,” NITI Aayog Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Amitabh Kant said. Effective use of technology in education can aid transformation, and with Byju’s joining us, the students in these aspirational districts will get an opportunity to have quality education, he added. The collaboration will feature two main elements. Byju’s Career-Plus programme will identify and give high-quality test prep coaching to 3000 students of classes 11 and 12 who want to appear for NEET and JEE.