BUDGAM: In order to give impetus to online education, Principal Secretary School Education and Skill Development, Dr Asgar Samoon, today launched WISE app for Budgam and Reasi districts in a meeting convened here Monday.
The meeting among others was attended by Deputy Commissioner, Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmed Mirza, ADC Budgam, JD Education (K), Principal DIET Beerwah, CEO Budgam, ZEO’s, School teachers and other concerned while Deputy Commissioner, Reasi, Indu Chib and Director School Education Jammu besides other concerned participated through video conferencing.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Samoon said that WISE App is a new tool to overcome issues faced during online classes on Zoom and other software applications. ‘WISE App is a simplified form and shall provide platform for online classes in much better organized and systematic manner’, he added. He emphasized that the need of the hour is to have updated versions of technology which can efficiently run with minimal errors.
During the meeting, a demo on the way to use WISE App was presented by Muneeb Masoodi, an IITian from Mumbai.
“There shall be one week training for all teachers to acquaint them with the usage of the app”, Dr. Samoon informed. He said that the WISE app allows sharing of material and conduct of examinations which other software applications lack.