The Government has initiated the Computer Aided Learning Program as innovative activity
under SSA in Upper Primary schools to inculcate use of computers as a tool of quality
learning and ensuring that children can enjoy while learning their subjects with
the state-of-art technology in IT sector.
CALP was initiated in Rajasthan in the year 2004-05 in 187 Upper Primary Schools.
In the year 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08 the programme was expanded in 589, 358 and
500 upper primary schools respectively. From the year 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11,
2011-12 & 2012-13 CAL programme was expanded in 6676 schools under BOOT model. Further
expansion in 544 schools was undertaken in 2015-16 . Till now total 8854 Upper Primary
Schools have been covered under this program.
Important ICT programmes to enrich the CAL program being undertaken are-
Teachers Training through Microsoft Information Technology Academy by MICROSOFT.
From Dec. 2005 to Feb. 2016, total teachers trained under this initiative 54252.