The only way to sustain the Indian education system: Amitabh Kant, CEO, Policy Commission and Baiju Rabindran, CEO, BYJU

India is poised to become the world’s adtech capital

New Delhi, October 22, 2021: “Affordable internet connectivity and technology-based infrastructure is the only way to grow the education sector in the country. Relying solely on physical infrastructure will not be enough, said Dr. Mr. Amitabh Kant, Chief Executive Officer Policy Commission.

Speaking of here S. of Public Affairs Forum of India (PAFI) 8Th National Forum With theme “Renaissance of the economy: re-imagine. Reboot. Improvements ” Which was literally held today, Mr. Kant The integration of technology into the education system will solve the problem of digital divide in India and revolutionize rural areas.

Expressing confidence in technology to bring about large-scale transformational change, Mr. Kant He said, “India’s performance still needs a lot on learning outcomes. This will not happen in the traditional method of teacher training. The only way we can improve our learning outcomes is to use technology to leapfrog. ”

Mr Kant said India’s new national education policy is very responsive to the “Clarion Call” to integrate technology at every level. He further said, “In the Aspiration District program, one of the most backward, difficult districts in India, we have partnered with Biju to provide free coaching for competitive exams like education materials, JEE and NEET. Technology has such a transformative effect. And the comprehensive Adtech architecture will give access to learning, especially to disadvantaged groups. ”

Mr. Kant expressed confidence that India would become the Adtech Capital of the world and for that he sought the participation of more technology players and growth drivers for Adtech education. “If India becomes the world’s adtech, it will be a great victory for us. We will ensure that not only the students benefit, but also the country. Technology will enable us to bring better education to the villagers of India and take a big leap in education. ”

Mr. Biju Rabindran, co-founder and CEO of BaijuOf, Adtech gave students the opportunity to learn and this could make India a global talent pool for teachers. He added, “Reaching good teachers in small towns is a challenge. There are areas where we can improve students’ learning patterns, creating patterns that attract them to become self-learners or active learners.”

“We have started internal activities,” he said ‘Baiju education for all’ Aiming to make a difference to 5 million students by 2025. We have doubled the target after receiving responses in the first 12 months. ”

Medha Girotra, Managing Committee Member, PAFI and Director – Communications, South Asia MasterCard Gave a welcome speech.

Mr. Ajay Khanna, Chairman and Co-Founder of the Forum, PAFI and Group Global Chief Strategic and Public Affairs, Jubilant Bhartiya Group End comment submitted.

Conducted the session Mrs. Shweta Rajpal Kohli, Chief Public Policy Officer, Sequoia Capital India and Southeast Asia.

About PAFI (Public Affairs Forum of India)

PAFI is dedicated to raising and maintaining standards in public affairs so that the business can gain recognition and credibility by changing the way it engages with stakeholders – government, media, civil society and academia. The talent pool seeks to deepen and expand to create young leaders from diverse backgrounds as it plans to expand its footprint across India.

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