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Posted on Sep 06, 10:18PM | UNI
For the first time in the country, an Education Management Information System has been implemented in Tamil Nadu and it was launched by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa at the State Secretariat here today.
An official statement here said, the system comprises a common web portal, education content service, SMS-based attendance monitoring system and intra-departmental communication services system.
"At the common website (www.tnschools.gov.in), details of primary, high, higher secondary schools will be provided.
It would contain details of headmasters, teachers, non-teaching staff, apart from number of students studying in each school, pass percentage, exam details and other important information," it said.
In the first phase, details of schools in Tiruchendurai, Ayilapettai, Ettarai, Somarasampettai in Srirangam Constituency, from where the Chief Minister was elected to the State Assembly last year, have been included in the common website.
Similarly, details of other government and government-aided schools in the state would be incorporated in it.
In a bid to make studying easy and interesting, a website www.ecs.tnschools.gov.in was created that would provide details about the syllabi.
Also, for communication between offices of School Education Department, Secretariat and other related institutions, a website www.admin.tnschools.gov.in has been created.
The Chief Minister launched all these websites in the presence of School Education, Sports and Youth Development Minister, Chief Secretary and Principal Secretary of School Education Department.