Microprocessor giant Intel plans to train 1 million teachers on the application of technology to improve classroom learning. It will be a part of its expansion of education and digital healthcare programmes in India.
The company also plans to donate 10,000 full-function PCs to state governments and teacher training institutions by 2008, Craig Barrett, chairman, Intel said in New Delhi.
To further improve education and increase access to the world’s vast resources of information, the donated PCs will be equipped with Internet connectivity, education content supported by the government, and software applications provided by Microsoft.
Through its World Ahead Program, Intel expects to help more than 30 million students across India by 2008, he said.