Hi-tech labs in 9,941 primary schools in the state to be introduced by the state Government in this academic year. This project is known to be the extension of an ambitious project of the government. The plan is to set up and arrange 45,000 hi-tech classrooms in 4,752 schools at secondary levels as well as higher-secondary levels. A scheme which is funded by Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB) is to be implemented by the Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE). According to officers, 23,170 multi-media projects, 55,086 laptop and USB speakers will be installed. By July the equipment will reach primary schools.
According to reports, 43,422 multimedia projectors, 59,772 laptops, 4714 DSLR Cameras, 4720 webcams, 4720 webcams, 4545 LED TVs, 23,104 projection screens, 40614 HDMI faceplates, 41878 HDMI cables, 42739, USB speakers and 41789 ceiling mount kits have been installed in 4752 Higher Secondary schools within the state. Providing multi-function printer and hi-tech labs with a server for easier content dissemination in all the schools soon is also a part of the plan.
The Little KITES Clubs set up in 1,898 schools which already boasts of 58,247 members is to be participated by 60,000 more students. Students who got training last year in areas such as Internet of Things (IoT), Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, 3D character Animation will become the trainers in the current year for the new members. Students who are good with reporting and are capable of producing news content including shooting, scripting, audio/video editing will be active from this year.