The Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) has directed schools affiliated to it to ensure that students do not carry school bags till Class II and has advised all its affiliated schools to take all possilbe measures to keep the weight of school bag under control, he added while responding to questions in the Rajya Sabha.
"Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan has taken a number of steps to promote digital learning in its Vidyalayas. To begin with, all students of Class VIII in 25 Kendriya Vidyalayas (One KV in each region) shall be provided with good quality tablets on pilot basis.
"The students will use these tablets as also their teachers for Mathematics and Science for enhancing their core skills in these subjects," he said.
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