Strengthening its commitment towards “Make in India”, with the launch of the Meta Village, Tech Mahindra will drive innovation in the education sector at the grass-roots level
The launch of “Meta Village”, a digital version of Pargaon in Maharashtra has been announced by Makers Lab, the research and development arm of Tech Mahindra to gamify learning on its Roblox platform.
Students will be enabled by the Meta Village to learn the basics of computers and coding in Bharat MarkUp Language, a platform built by Makers Lab that enables anyone to code in their native language.
“Strengthening its commitment towards “Make in India”, with the launch of the Meta Village, Tech Mahindra will drive innovation in the education sector at the grass-roots level”, according to the company’s statement.
As a part of Tech Mahindra’s initiative to promote technical education and skill development in rural areas, Makers Lab already has been teaching children the basics of computers.
“We believe that education systems must constantly reinvent to leverage innovative approaches and new technologies to their full potential. Metaverse is one such disruptive technology that has the power to revolutionize learning through immersive digital experiences”, said Nikhil Malhotra, global head – Makers Lab, Tech Mahindra.
To get a digital twin in Metaverse, Pargaon is the first Indian village. For live as well as online sessions, students would be able to access classrooms in Meta Village, the company said.
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