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TN school education department install internet facilities in 20,332 government and aided schools

- May 30, 2024

Chennai, May 30 (BPNS)

Tamil Nadu School education department has installed internet connections in 20,332 government and aided schools in the state.

The school education department in a statement on Thursday said that the facilities have been extended to government and aided schools in the state with the support of the BSNL.

Tamil Nadu has a total of 37553 government and aided schools of which 20,332 have been provided with internet connectivity. The statement said that in the remaining 17221 government and aided schools, internet connectivity will be provided by June second week.

Internet facility has been provided in 5913 government high and higher secondary schools of the state out of a total of 6223 schools. The statement said that of the 6992 middle schools in the state, 3799 have internet connectivity now and of the 24338 primary schools in the state internet connection is established in 10,620 schools.

The School education department in the statement also said that with the establishment of internet facilities, teachers in state government and aided schools in rural areas of the state will be able to use the facilities on school related works instead of going to far off internet cafes.