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National Educational Alliance for Technology (NEAT)

Current context: A new Public-Private-Partnership Scheme has been announced by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, named National Educational Alliance for Technology (NEAT).
National Educational Alliance for Technology (NEAT)
  • The Neat platform has been created to bring all the startups providing one-stop access to these technological solutions on a single platform and use their expertise to help disadvantaged communities
  • Its objective is to harness the technologies of the companies for better learning outcomes in higher education
  • The platform will provide easier access to technology to the marginalised students
  • Under the scheme, companies using artificial intelligence must offer 25% free coupons for students from disadvantaged communities
  • The 25% free coupons provided by the Startup companies will be distributed to the most socially and economically backward students.
  • All India Council for Technical Education is tasked for implementing and administering the programme

Question: 

Under the National Educational Alliance for Technology (NEAT) scheme, the Startup companies have to provide ___% free coupons to the marginalised students? 
a. 20%
b. 25%
c. 30%
d. 35%
National Educational Alliance for Technology (NEAT) National Educational Alliance for Technology (NEAT) Reviewed by Shweta Kashyap on September 20, 2019 Rating: 5

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