Nazeer Ahmed - Former NASA Scientist
Dr. Nazeer Ahmed, Former NASA Scientist, 'Digital technology for the Millions' launch, RankStudent.com, Bangalore, Karnataka.
Due to the penetration problem of internet signals, there is a digital gap between Bangalore and villages. Whereas hand held devices has good penetration into the villages. To reduce this digital gap, RankStudent.com, a Bangalore based software company, has released a teaching augmentation software that delivers content through desktop as well as hand held devices. The goal of this effort is to empower millions of students in the villages enabling them to access the most advanced education content through mobile devices. It mainly focuses on high school and PUC exams. The initial release is only for students in Karnataka. Software releases for the CBSE and NEET exams at the all-India level are planned for May-June 2013.