Millennium Alliance Award 2013 for low-cost innovation by FICCI and USAID
CLT has come up with local solutions that are replicable, scalable and low-cost. While the USP of the resources is to bring focus to and strengthen STEM education in Middle and High Schools. CLT e-Patashale is both a product and service, where veteran teachers design innovative pedagogy for STEM (mapped to curricula) and technology experts use low-cost technology for development of e-content for the learners and practitioners in the base of the pyramid communities. Content delivery is on low-cost android devices in no internet environment. The model is adaptable to suit the needs of local schools. It can facilitate teacher-mediation and self-learning.
CLT bagged the prestigious Millennium Alliance Award, an Indo-US partnership for Affordable Innovation. The award is the result of a joint initiative of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Technology Development Board , Government of India. Millennium alliance aims at supporting and scaling-up low cost, innovative solutions being developed and tested in India to address development challenges that will benefit base of the pyramid populations across India and the world