The Literacy Summit, in total, witnessed signing of eleven MoUs.
Teacher support: An MoU with Global Education to train 18,000 teachers in Maharashtra.
E-Learning: An MoU worth Rs 74 crore with the Maharashtra Government to set up 37,010 E-learning centres on a 50:50 partnership basis in 18,510 government schools in the State.
Another MoU was signed with Nandan Nilakeni’s EkStep Foundation with an objective to use technology to deliver primary education to 200 million children.
In an MoU worth Rs 8.2 crore with Triumph Foundation, virtual e-learning centres will be established in 410 schools in India.
Adult Literacy: An MoU with The Loomba Foundation of UK worth Rs 15 crore to skill 30,000 widows in 30 States of India. It would also benefit unmarried daughters of the widows as well as single mothers.
In another MoU, LabourNet Services India, partners with RILM to train 8,000 widows in Delhi, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal.
Child Development: An MoU was signed with India Food Banking Network to provide one million free meals to children through Asha Kiran centres and schools.
Another MoU with The Loomba Foundation was signed to send 2,000 children back to school.
Happy Schools: An MoU with Ratnanidhi Charitable Trust will help set up 10,000 libraries across India.
An MoU with CII Sports Committee will help provide better sports facilities in 50,000 schools across the country.
An MoU with UNESCO will focus on adult education, primary and secondary education, girls’ education, technical and vocational education, ICT in education and lifelong learning.
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