Kerala to start virtual classrooms in ITIs

Last Updated: Monday, May 14, 2012 - 23:53

Thiruvananthapuram: As part of improving quality of education, the Kerala Industrial Department has decided to introduce virtual classrooms in 34 industrial training institutes (ITIs) in the state.

The programme will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy at Kozhikode on May 17 to coincide with the first anniversary of the United Democratic Front government`s rule.

It envisages imparting studies on changing technology in industrial sector to ITI trainees with the help of e-learning. In the first phase, virtual classrooms would be set up in 34 ITIs, State Labour Minister Shibu Baby John said here.

Along with virtual classrooms, job and placement portals would become operational, he said.
PTI



First Published: Monday, May 14, 2012 - 23:53

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