Mphasis propels unique initiatives for the second year of Arivu–Disha, a flagship programme enabling digital learning in government schools of Karnataka. Arivu–Disha by Headstreams, a not for profit organization based in Bengaluru, supported by Mphasis is said to be an innovative programme conceptualized to make a difference in the lives of students in Government schools in Karnataka.
At an event organized in Bengaluru, Arivu–Disha launched a host of initiatives including an advanced digital learning app, activity content and comic book, Arivu-missed call service along with the distribution of tablets to school authorities.
The event reports to have witnessed the participation from hundreds of students and teachers from 35 Government Schools from Kolar, Urban and Rural Bengaluru. At a time where parents are apprehensive about their children attending government schools, Arivu–Disha has been life changing for thousands of students, enabling them to excel in English and equip with critical life skills through the medium of play and digital learning.
“High quality of education should not be limited to students from higher end of society only, but also accessible for children from all walks of life. Technology is the leveler here. Based on our learning from the past year, we have invested maximum effort and resources to hyper-customise the modules making learning fun and impactful. This app eliminates fear of embracing a new language and hightens fluency. Hopefuly, our initiative will provide better future opportunities for these young minds,” said Puneet Bhirani, Chief People and Administrative Officer, Mphasis.
Arivu-Disha is a two-pronged programme that works towards helping higher primary and high school students from government schools to learn better, thereby resulting in improved career prospects.