A case study on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Scheme at Odisha: Assessment of its policy and implementation
Ansuman Sar1, Satya Narayan Misra2

1Ansuman Sar, Students, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar (Odisha), India.
2Dr. Satya Narayan Misra, Dean (Academics), Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar (Odisha), India

Manuscript received on 24 January 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 30 March 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 January 2019 | PP: 237-242 | Volume-7 Issue-6, March 2019 | Retrieval Number: E2084017519©BEIESP
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Abstract: Indian education system is governed by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) at center and by various departments at the states. A significant amount of fund is allocated for usage of technology in education under key Government schemes. Schemes such as ICT @ Schools have potential for fostering academic growth and upgrading skills of students, which help immensely in their future employability. Several such schemes exist which pertain to technology in education and executed either directly by the state or through private entities. A policy for implementation of ICT was thought out and designed at national level. One of the states, Odisha has significant ICT-related interventions in education system through e Content delivery and ICT based teachers’ training and monitoring. The current research study evaluates the ICT policy and assesses its implementation at School level in terms of effectiveness towards mass education of the state of Odisha. It recommends suitable measures for improvement in monitoring, implementation based on outcomes of the survey.
Keywords: ICT, teachers’ training, E Content, policy, implementation

Scope of the Article: Computer Network