On Thursday, the Punjab Schools Education Minister Murad Raas inaugurated the launch of digitalized textbooks for primary grades at Arfa Karim Tower.
At the launch, Murad Raas said that this project is in line with the 100-day agenda of the Punjab government. According to him it is the government’s resolve to develop the province as a hub of technology and education in South Asia. He further added, “This project is an important step towards digital revolution in education sector as now students will be able to study well by using this facility free of cost. It has been observed that some students face difficulty in understanding their lessons because of various reasons in schools. It is expected that digital textbooks will helps the students to better understand their educational concepts and theories.”
According to him, various tutorials lessons and videos have been provided to help the students to better understand different subjects. Moreover, they have also launched a cell phone app in order for students to access this facility through their mobile phones.
He also talked about how the Punjab government has bridged the divide between the poor and the rich students through this useful. This facility is not limited to the province of Punjab but students from the whole of the country will be the equal beneficiary, according the Minister.