Chief Minister gave financial consent of Rs 36.56 crore to set up digital libraries in 344 residential schools
The state government is taking many important decisions to promote information technology in the education sector. Realizing the importance of digital learning in today’s scenario, Chief Minister Shri Ashok Gehlot has given financial consent of Rs 36.56 crore for setting up digital libraries in 344 residential schools of the state.
With this decision of Shri Gehlot, digital libraries equipped with state-of-the-art facilities will be established in various residential schools, multipurpose hostels and Kasturba Gandhi Schools run under Tribal Area Development Department, Social Justice and Empowerment Department, Minority Affairs, School Education Department etc.
It is noteworthy that the Chief Minister has given this consent in compliance of the announcement made during the discussion of Finance and Appropriation Bill 2022-23. Shri Gehlot announced financial provision for providing digital library and other necessary facilities for classes 9th to 12th in residential educational institutions and selected schools under various departments with a view to provide benefit of digital learning to the students of low income group.