Hardware Clinics

In 2010, KITE came up with a unique concept for the maintenance and repair of damaged computers at schools – the Hardware Clinics. Through this programme, intensive hardware training was given to the teachers which boosted their confidence to such a level that they could handle most problems found in PC. Every year Crores worth of ICT equipments are made functional, which would otherwise be kept apart as e-Waste.


 


 


 


 


 

Year

Items

Qty

Actual Expense

Amount worth Additional Deployment

2007-08

Total No.of Schools Participated

977

89 lakhs

7.50 crores

Total Computers conditioned

3576

Total No of Conditioned UPS

1736

2008-09

Total No of Schools participated

1200

1.91 crores

11.5 crores

Total Computers conditioned

5231

Total No of conditioned UPS

5200

2009-10

Total No of Schools participated

3000

3.5 crores

20 crores

Total Computers conditioned

9000

(Source- IT@School Activity report 2010-11 submitted to Executive Committee)

From 2015-16, the Project has associated with Directorate of Vocational Higher Secondary (DHSE) by which VHSE students would be trained in the Hardware Clinics, who would inturn repair the faulty ICT equipments in their region. Below is the figure with the details of machines made functional in 2016.

Location

Devices inspected

Devices repaired

Kozhikode

226

138

Thiruvananthapuram

161

92

Ernakulam

304

219

Total

610

394

 

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About Us

The KITE under General Education Department was set-up to augment the IT education in schools and also to enhance the quality of IT education towards a complete ICT enabled educational system.

Contact Info

State Project Office, SCERT Building, Poojappura, Trivandrum, Kerala-695012

+91 471 2529800

contact@kite.kerala.gov.in

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