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Computers changing the global classroom

Shantanu Prakash, the entrepreneur who saw the value in inspiring students and bringing lessons to life. He sensed there was a business opportunity in the widespread dissatisfaction with educational standards he encountered. In the early 1990s, he set up Educomp, a business which provides computer services and learning materials to schools and colleges. Over the years, Educomp has made the transition from an educational content provider to a company that also runs educational institutions. He compares the expansion to climbing a ladder. "With every rung that you climb, you can see something farther and you can see something beyond. With every new thing we did, we unlocked the doors for a couple more opportunities."

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Educomp announces strategic partnership with Great Lakes Institute of Management

Educomp through its affiliate company, Beacon, has today announced a strategic partnership with Great Lakes Institute of Management (Great Lakes), one of India’s premier management institutes.

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Shantanu Prakash is chosen the “Entrepreneur of the Year” at Indian Education Awards 2011, the National Awards on Excellence in Education

Franchise India, presented “Entrepreneur of the year” award to Mr. Shantanu Prakash in the Indian Education Awards 2011 organised to recognize and acknowledge the initiatives and achievements of certain individuals and institutions that have contributed significantly towards the growth of the education sector in India in the recent times.

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List of Inspiring 50 Entrepreneurs - 2011

Both teaching and learning has become more efficient and easier with technology enabled education system. In India, the trend was started by Educomp who implemented technology-enabled education services in schools for the first time. Shantanu Prakash, founder of Educomp, is the man who is responsible for bringing the much-awaited change in the Indian education system.

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JRE Group of Institutions offering rewarding Career options and aiding the progress of Women

DD News in Women Program covers how women are benefiting from Management and engineering courses in JRE Group of Institutions. DD News highlighted JRE’s approach to teaching.

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Gateforum Students shine in GATE 2011; Twenty One students in Top Ten and 141 Students in Top 100 across 7 streams of Engineering

Gateforum today announced excellent performance by its students in GATE 2011, results for which were announced yesterday. Gateforum is a leader in India for providing preparatory tools for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), the sole entrance test for admission to post graduate courses in technical institutes such as IITs and NITs.

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Educomp receives Rs 68-cr order from Maharashtra

Educomp's information and communication technology (ICT) Division Edureach has added 540 government schools to their existing portfolio of 10,550 schools under ICT implementation across India.

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A huge "Leap of Faith" for Educomp

It is a proud moment for us as Shantanu Prakash, CEO Educomp Solutions Limited wins the prestigious ET Now "Leap of Faith" Award in the category of Education. The award ceremony was held Hotel Trident, Nariman Point, Mumbai on 11th March 2011.

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Social Service Activity at an old age home by ETEN CA

The Cheshire Home, Shrirampur, Hooghly on 10th February saw our ETEN team accompanied by ETEN students spending time in the old age home to help them in their small way. The team met a teacher who had served in education industry for about 15 years. She spoke in flawless English and described her life isolated from her family as the kids decided not to take responsibility of their widowed mother.

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Initiative under SSA showcased

PUDUCHERRY: With remote controls in their hands, students of Class VI at Savarayalu Nayanagar Government High School eagerly awaited the next question on the monitor. Their lesson for the day was the structure and functioning of the human heart and they had been taught through ‘Smartclass,' a Technology Enabled Learning System (TELS) introduced under the Sarva Siksha Abhiyan (SSA).

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India's Best Companies

“Educomp ranks first in Education & Training as “India’s Best Companies to Work for” in a study, conducted by, “The Economic Times” and “Great place to work® Institute, the US-based institute that ranks Best Workplaces globally.”

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TV Clip: Interview

Listen and watch to an entrepreneur’s story about following his dream and changing the face of education.Our very own Shantanu Prakash, MD, Educomp Solutions, speaks with CNBC TV on the program Wealth Creators.

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TV Clip: Talent Development Programme

The Millennium Centre for Creative and Performing Arts (MCCPA) was started in the premises of Chiranjiv Bharati School, Palam Vihar, in September 2008. This video shows the young talents of the MCCPA performing on their annual day a mesmerizing symphony followed by a spellbinding ballet.

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Tune into tomorrow

Dr SP Balasubrahmanyam sings the hit Hindi song - "Tere Mere Beech Mein Kaisa Hai Ye Bandhan...."

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World Economic Forum China Summit

Shantanu Prakash speaks at “World Economic Forum” on changes happening in terms of education sphere and leveraging technology within core areas of technology. Other four speakers at the panel included Gordon Brown, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (2007-2010); Mark Kamlet, Tan Chorh-Chuan and Tang Qian.

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