MARG Navajyothi Vidyalaya celebrates 'Teachers Day' on 'Techonology Enabled Education' Theme by distributing Tablet PCs

  • A new e-learning initiative for first generation students
  • A single platform for multiple learning assets – Books, Courses, Flashcards, Worksheets – all in one place
  • The Tablets PC will provide a comprehensive and integrated approach bringing together engaging content, instruction, assessment, monitoring and a personalized approach to learning

Chennai September 5, 2012: MARG Navajyothi Vidyalaya, a CBSE School offering affordable education to first generation students around the neighbourhood of MARG Swarnabhoomi celebrated this Teachers Day with the launch of ‘Technology Enabled Education’. The students & teachers of MARG Navajyothi Vidyalaya (MNV) had a meaningful celebration held at their sprawling campus of MARG Swarnabhoomi on 5th September 2012 in the presence of over 400 students who were excited to learn more about technology enabled interactive learning.

MARG Navajyothi Vidyalaya aims at creating a delivery environment focusing on a personalized learning experience allowing collaboration within and outside the structured learning environment. Tablet device brand, Knobay, offers a mobile, media friendly, flexible, social and scalable model of learning, both for the educators and students . This 'Anywhere, Anytime on Any device' solution has been built to operate in any environment, With or without disruptive connectivity.

The Teachers Day celebrations were at graced by a number of dignitaries who felicitated the MNV faculty for their invaluable support and contribution towards education at MARG Navajyothi Vidyalaya, Dignitaries present included Guest of Honour Dr John Stuppy, CEO,EDUMETRIX Mr. V.Thiyagarajan, Founder and CEO, Sybrant, Mr. K. R. Ravi Kannan, serial entrepreneur, Ms Radhika, Faculty, One World Academy, Mr. GRK Reddy, CMD, MARG Group, Ms. Rajini Reddy, MD, Exemplarr Worldwide and Mr. AP Ganesshram, CEO – MARG Swarnabhoomi & Education Services.

Commenting on the emerging need for technology in education, Mr.GRK Reddy, Chairman and Managing Director, MARG Group said, "While the use of technology in education is gaining prominence in urban India, most rural children are yet to experience it. Technology will not only enhance traditional methods of learning but will at the same acclimatize the students to be comfortable with gadgets that deliver higher productivity and a superior learning experience. I am glad that MARG Navajyothi Vidyalaya has taken this transformational step of introducing technology led education; this will be of great benefit to the students."

Dwelling on the techno-education initiative, Mr. AP Ganesshram, CEO – MARG Swarnabhoomi and Education Services, added “The concept of technology driven education is a necessity today and it addresses the need to groom Indian education and students in tune with the technological advances that the education sector is witnessing globally. Parental tutoring at home has now got a new technological tool ,” Techno-Slate” and if parents are unable to assist, then teacher steps in at non-school hours to do so. Integrating technology based learning into a student's curriculum is the future and I am glad that MARG Navajyothi Vidyalaya has taken the first step to accelerate, enrich and deepen the basic skill sets of its students".

MARG Navajyothi Vidyalaya is headed by an educationist with more than 30 years of experience in school education. A team of trained teachers experienced in handling CBSE syllabus are taking care of the overall development of the children. Currently the school caters to Class LKG to IX. The school has the requisite infrastructure to take care of both academic & extra-curricular activities and offers programmes for singing, dancing, music and oratorical activities for the holistic growth of student en, this very first step towards technology led education will go a long way in enhancing the knowledge dissemination and delivery process at the school.

About MARG Navajyothi Vidyalaya

MARG Navajyothi Vidyalaya is CBSE affiliated K-12 school ,with focus on holistic development and interactive learning. The school currently offers affordable education to first generation students around the neighbourhood of MARG Swarnabhoomi. Driven by the vision to play a key role in ushering regional growth around places where it has a presence, the MARG Group plans to open at least 10 schools under the flagship of “MARG Navajyothi” around various parts of India to provide quality education to over 5000 deserving students.

MARG Navajyothi Vidyalaya has the requisite infrastructure to take care of both the academic and extra-curricular activities. The school has a G+2 building with an area of 20,000 square feet. All the classrooms are well ventilated. Children are provided with a theme based learning environment. The school is well equipped with all educational aids to foster overall development of the child. Computer lab and a ‘Smart Class’ facility enable the children to be in touch with the latest. The school has ample lush green spaces, a garden and playground with sports facilities.

The school has state-of-the-art facilities such classrooms, labs, library, an AV room, a conference room, spacious dining area, an athletic track with a sports field and courts for volleyball, tennis, throw ball, basketball and badminton.

About MARG Group

MARG Limited (BSE: 530543), incorporated in 1994 and headquartered in Chennai, is an infrastructure major with presence across the value chain. The Company is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and its shares are traded on the NSE under the category of 'Permitted Security'.

With over two decades of reassuring presence and the credit of pioneering the development of economic growth centers, MARG's portfolio spans across the entire infrastructure value chain - urban and industrial infrastructure, urban residential clusters, marine infrastructure & services, malls and EPC division. Listed by Dun & Bradstreet among “India’s Top 500 Companies 2010”, today MARG Group has projects worth more than Rs. 3000 crores under execution, a seasoned human capital of more than 1100, global partners in the Infra space and offices spread across India, Singapore and China.

For more information, visit www.marggroup.com