Educational technology company Byju’s plans to expand its free education program. According to the plan, the company will cover one crore students from rural and remote areas of the country by the year 2025.
Byju’s founder Divya Gokulnath told news agency PTI on Thursday (February 10, 2022) that earlier the company had set a target of bringing 50 lakh students under the program by the year 2025, of which 34 lakh should be reached. It’s over
He further said, “Education for All started about 15 months ago, but most of the students joined it in the last 12 months. We got an overwhelming response following which the target was increased to add one crore students by 2025.
The program has so far reached out to students who have dropped out or never attended school or are first-generation students. The company’s app has also been launched in 11 regional languages.
To ensure access to quality education, NITI Aayog has partnered with BYJU to provide free access to its learning programs to children from 112 aspirational districts of the country.
This collaboration will have two main features:
- BYJU’s Career-Plus program under Aakash+BYJU’S will identify 3,000 meritorious students of class 11th and 12th. High quality exam preparation coaching will be given to those who aspire to appear in NEET and JEE.
- A voluntary program for school-going children from classes VI to XII who can choose to receive educational material for three years from the BYJU’S Learning App.
Let us inform that BYJU has partnered with 128 non-governmental organizations to provide free education to lakhs of students who are deprived of education and education across the country. In this, the company gives its app to the students in a device, so that they can continue their studies.