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ICT FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Today, India is vibrant with innovative ideas in the field of usage of Information Technology and is keen to see that the fruits of this new technology brings happiness into their life.

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Low Cost Computer Labs for Rural Education

 

MISSION

Our mission is to provide under-privileged children with an opportunity to gain a life long gift of Computer education. Founded on the belief that education is the key to break the cycle of poverty and taking control of one’s own life; We currently focus on Baramati and its near about areas. Since our inception as a non profit entity in 2002 , we have impacted the lives of thousands of children by implementing our" Low Cost Computer Lab With Thin Client technology"

NOTHING SUCCEEDS LIKE SUCCESS

If two students get one hour on one computer per day then we can educate 60 students per week. So if we have a lab consisting 5 thin clients on an average we can educate 300 students per week. It is a network of computers which enhances teaching & learning experiences with the latest sophisticated tools to assist educators in accomplishing their instructional goals .

WHY WE USE THIS LAB ?

We are happy to put forth “Low Cost Computer Lab ” , an education solution for your institute . The solution addresses critical technology and budgetary issues and delivers the solution to teachers and students need . The main component in our lab is the “ Thin Client ” ,which uses only the server OS for operating purposes and it uses flash memory for its storing purposes . So due to the configuration costs nearly Rs12,000 only . Due to Centralized Server control over the lab.

It provide the following advantages :

1. Secure - Client is protected from viruses and Desktop control.

2. Economical - Less expensive and more reliable, Thin Clients cost less to purchase initially, and these are cheaper to manage and operate than PCs. Upgrades and patches, will be more efficient, and IT repairs will be less frequent.

3. Versatile - Run PC applications without PC management. A variety of emulations, and operating systems can be used with a thin client.

4. Internet Capability - Internet access possible by each student with permission from teacher. Low Cost of Maintenance - Reduce maintained cost & software up gradation cost of thin client students terminal’s. It also provide the power backup requirement with low maintenance cost.

5. OS Independent - Thin client can be connected with the server which might have any OS.
Customizable - Each setup can be customized to meet needs of a school.

LAB ARCHITECTURE

Our lab solution will have a teacher station (server) which can be high end desktop with any server operating system installed and several diskless student station, alternatively a separate server machine can be set up in case there are multiple class rooms or teacher and students are remotely located. The teacher station (server) is a powerful system that enables the teacher to act as the “conductor ” of the classroom activity, equipped with the internal storage capacity and accommodating removable media such as floppy disks or CD-ROMS . The teacher’s station allows the teacher to print homework for students or copy work on to disk to take home in a convenient format .

 

LOW COST COMPUTER LAB SOLVE THESE PROBLEMS FOR YOU

  • Meet your IT budget -Save 30%-70% of your IT costs.
  • No more upgrading company desktop systems every 2 years
  • Eliminate renegade desktops
  • Worry less about security
  • Spend less time and resources on your help desk

 

PRICING FOR LOW COST COMPUTER LAB

 

 

Teacher PC (server)

Student PC (Thin client)

Total Amount

Processor

up to 2.8Ghz

up to 1.7 Ghz

1 Server
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10 Thin client =Rs.1,50,000

Motherboard

865G chipset based

845GV chipset based

Memory

512 MB DDR RAM

256 MB DDR RAM

FDD

1.44 MB

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HDD

80 GB

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Keyboard

104 Key Board

104 Key Board

Mouse Scroll

2btn Scroll

2btn Scroll

Monitor

15” CRT

15” CRT

SMPS/Chassis

300 watts/Matx

200 watts/Matx

 

CLIENTELE

Bal Vikas Vidya Mandir

25 Thin client

Magarpatta

18 Thin Client

Mobile Computer Van

64 Thin Client