CSR: Cognizant Donates Tablets & Laptops to Govt Schools of Telangana
HYDERABAD: CSR: Cognizant Donates Tablets & Laptops to Govt Schools of Telangana – 500 tablets and 50 internet-enabled laptops were distributed by Cognizant, in partnership with Nirmaan Organization to government colleges in Telangana as a part of the “Digital Inclusion” initiative of cognizant reach, the company’s employee-led volunteering program and one among India’s largest company volunteering efforts.
The devices were bestowed to the faculties at a perform control at Zilla Parishad Boys high school, Malkajgiri. The event was attended by Sailaja Josyula, vice chairman and Head of Hyderabad Operations at cognizant, Mayur Patnala, CEO, Nirmaan Organization.
This initiative can profit over five hundred students of class nine and ten and over fifty lecturers of state colleges within the region. cognizant has contributed over office one large integer towards procuring these devices.
Once the scholars receive the devices, reach and Nirmaan volunteers can conduct programs to coach the scholars on exploiting the instrumentality effectively and can conjointly monitor usage to make sure positive instructional outcomes. Volunteers also will conduct coaching sessions for college members to empower them with digital skills and techniques to boost student engagement and learning outcomes.
Sailaja Josyula of cognizant mentioned, “The Covid-19 pandemic has caused unexampled disruptions and worsened digital difference in education. Lockdowns and social distancing restrictions have created it arduous for colleges that serve deprived communities and students to continue their categories. This donation is our effort to alter these colleges to continue to impart education. As a company that believes within the power of education to alter social progress and transformation, we’ll still serve the reason behind digital inclusion in education. On behalf of cognizant, I give thanks to the state, district, and native administration, additionally as our implementation partner Nirmaan Organization for his or her support to strengthen digital infrastructure in colleges and make teacher coaching programs to equip college members with the information to harness digital technologies as we have a tendency to area unit grateful to cognizant for his or her support in mitigating the impact of the pandemic on the education of deprived students.”
Outreach has long-standing partnerships with the recipient colleges, wherever volunteers have worked to boost learning parameters, increase interest and awareness in STEM disciplines, produce avenues for extra-curricular activities and facilitate students build advised career decisions. reach has conjointly helped in rising the infrastructure and facilities in these partner colleges.
Under corporate social responsibility (CSR), Cognizant has been supporting colleges, instructional establishments, community libraries and alternative establishments across Asian country with infrastructure since the onset of the pandemic.