Pune-based Rajiv Gandhi Academy of E-Learning, established by Pune Municipal Corporation announced that it will be offering basic courses on 3D printing, Robotics and internet-of-things (IoT) for students from Standard VI and above.
Speaking to The Times of India, Former Deputy Mayor and local corporator Aba Bagul said, “We have hired six teachers for this course – three each for robotics and 3D printing. PMC has helped set up classrooms and laboratories for the school with state-of-the-art technology and equipment.
Offering details of how the Academy is the first public institution to offer such a course in India, Mr. Bagul added, “I think this is one of the first municipal body-run schools to offer such innovative courses in India. The education provided at this school has enabled several students in clearing the IIT-JEE as well as the CET and helped them secure admission in good engineering colleges. This training will give them an added advantage.
About Rajiv Gandhi Academy of E-Learning: Rajiv Gandhi Academy of E-Learning was established in the year 2011 in line with its motto “Varam Janahitam Dhyeyam”. The school aims to serve the community at large and to focus on the needs of the less privileged sections of the society. The school is dedicated to achieve continuous and comprehensive development of the child beyond the conventional method education based on textbooks. Rajiv Gandhi Academy of e-Learning offers schooling from Junior KG to Class 10th and is affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The medium of instruction at school is in English.