The Educational Technology (ET) Cell at SCERT, Mizoram had been established in 1984 to be one of the agents of change for different educational programmes and schemes in bringing about qualitative and quantitative improvement in the formal as well as non-formal sectors of education. As per guidelines laid down by the Central Government, the two schemes of Educational Technology (ET) and Computer Literacy & Studies in Schools (CLASS) Project were amalgamated into a composite schemes of Information & Communication Technology (ICT) in Schools Scheme w.e.f.9.3.2004 vide Governments’ Notification No.B.12019/34/2004-EDN dated 9.3.2004.


Presently, it functions under the guidance of a Joint Director with a Deputy Director, 2 Group A Officers, 1 Group B officer and 1 Technical personal.


EDUSAT functions under the guidance and direction of the ICT wing with 2 officers and 2 personal at its disposal. The installation work of EDUSAT equipment at the HUB in the SCERT ks in progress. All the technical equipments required at EDUSAT HUB are provided by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in collaboration with Development of Educational and Communication Unit (DECU), Ahmedabad.


EDUSAT will start functioning with its capabilities when the installation work at the HUB at SCERT is completed and when the installation work at the Satellite Interactive Terminals (SITs) at 50 Sites, which are educational institutes all over Mizoram are completed.


The main activity of the ICT wing is the implementation of the ICT @ School Scheme in Mizoram. ICT @ School Scheme was introduced by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Dept. of School Education & Literacy, Govt. of India with 90% funding from the State Government. Under the ICT @ School Scheme, 10 nos of Computers and accessories have been provided to 276 nos. of Secondary and Higher Secondary School in the State.


Most of the programmes organized by the ICT Wing are related with the implementation of ICT @ School Scheme. These programmes which are conducted throughout the year are :-

Sl.No

Name of Programme

Participants

1

Induction Training on Computer Literacy

Secondary and H.S.S .Principal, Headmasters and Teachers

2

Training on Multimedia Scripting

ICT and EDUSAT officers, Secondary and H.S.S Teachers

3

Workshop on Production of Educational Software

ICT and EDUSAT officers, Secondary and H.S.S Teachers

4

Workshop to scrutinize Educational software produced by Firms other than the ICT, SCERT

ICT, EDUSAT and Science wing officers

5

Monitring under ICT @ School Scheme
( This involves visiting schools where ICT @ School Scheme have been implemented)

Official of ICT and other SCERT officials

6

Training of SITs co-ordinators

Sits Co-ordinators

7

Video Conferencing organized by CIET,NCERT

Teacher Educators and Eminent citizens


Contact Officer

Ms. Lalrinpuii, Audio Producer - 9436141815

Mr. Lalchhuanmawia Audio Producer - 9436151854

Ms. Lalbiakchhungi - Sound Recordist - 9436351256