Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today called for inculcating a sense of culture and ethical practices mixed with technology while imparting education among students for achieving higher goals. “It is a digital era and Maharashtra has introduced digital schooling which will prompt the parents to move towards schools run by the local self-help government like Zilla Parishads and Municipal Councils,” the CM said while speaking at a function organised by a media house here.
He also announced that the state government would launch about 350 of its services on digital app from October 2, which will be a milestone in the field of technology and faster mode of communication.
These services will be available from October 2 across the state, he added.
Stressing the need for new experiments in the field of education, Fadnavis said there was a need of practising reading habits.
Calling on teachers to create a society on the basis of scientific knowledge added with computers, he said the need of the hour was to make scientific knowledge a “must”.
“There was also a need for a modern education system,” he added.
Citing the example of Israel, Fadnavis said the country has set the finest model of agriculture and shown to the world that computer too can be of many help in farming.