Tuesday, January 29, 2002, Chandigarh, India


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Computer classes in govt schools soon
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, January 28
Thirty-five schools run by the Delhi Government in the National Capital Territory would provide computer education to its students from the next academic session.

IEC Software Ltd has bagged a contract from the Delhi Government for providing computer education in its schools. In a statement here today, IEC said the turnkey contract was around Rs 4.5 crore and it was the second phase contract which would cover the single and double-shift schools in Delhi.

The IT education company will provide state-of-the-art training facilities for students under the Delhi Government’s computer education programme (CEP).

As per the contract, IEC will provide hardware, software and accessories, besides study materials and teaching facility, the statement said, adding training will cover classes VI to VIII apart from IX to XII for which the training will be as per the CBSE norms.

The students would be taught computer fundamentals and IT basics, operating systems comprising DOS, Windows and Window Accessories, MS Office, HTML, Data Base Management System, Fox Pro and the object oriented language C++.

The company has been implementing IT education projects for school students in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.



M. S. Sachdeva appointed GNIM chairman

Manmohan Singh Sachdeva

New Delhi, January 28
The DSGMC today appointed Mr Manmohan Singh Sachdeva as the chairman of Guru Nanak Institute of Management, which is affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University in the National Capital Territory.

The other members of the new governing body include Mr Surinder Singh, vice-chairman, and Mr Baldev Singh Gujral, treasurer.

The institute offers two-year full-time post graduate programme in business management, equivalent to MBA. It has been rated as “A” grade institute in the recent survey of 578 management institutes in the country. TNS


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