Chennai, Sep 6 : For the first time in the country, an Education Management Information System has been implemented in Tamil Nadu and it was launched by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa at the State Secretariat here today.
An official release here said, the system comprises a common web portal, education content service, SMS-based attendance monitoring system and intra-departmental communication services system. ''At the common website (www.tnschools.gov.in), details of primary, high, higher secondary schools will be provided.
It would contain details of headmasters, teachers, non-teaching staff, apart from number of students studying in each school, pass percentage, exam details and other important information', the release said. In the first phase, details of schools in Tiruchendurai, Ayilapettai, Ettarai, Somarasampettai in Srirangam Constituency, from where the Chief Minister was elected to the State Assembly last year, have been included in the common website.
Similarly, details of other government and government-aided schools in the State would be incorporated in it. In a bid to make studying easy and interesting, a website www.ecs.tnschools.gov.in was created that would provide details about the syllabi. Also, for communication between offices of School Education Department, Secretariat and other related institutions, a website www.admin.tnschools.gov.in has been created.
The Chief Minister launched all these websites in the presence of School Education, Sports and Youth Development Minister, Chief Secretary and Principal Secretary of School Education Department.Jaya gives cost-free spl scooters to differently-abled Chennai, Sep 6 (UNI) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today gave away free special scooters to differently-abled persons. She also distributed cash prizes to toppers of 10th and 12th standard public examinations from special schools who had Tamil as their medium of instruction, an official release here said.
When the Chief Minister reviewed the projects being implemented by the Differently-Abled Welfare Department, she ordered provision of cost-free scooters with extra wheels for easy mobility. Ms Jayalalithaa handed over scooters to 61 differently-abled persons. The beneficiaries thanked the Chief Minister for her kind gesture.