The Online Labs is an educational initiative pioneered by Amrita CREATE, the Center for Research in Advanced Technologies for Education at Amrita University in partnership with CDAC, Mumbai; under a research grant from the Department of Information Technology, Government of India. The lab hosts experiments in Physical, Chemical and Biology sciences for the students from classes 9 to 12 with content aligned to NCERT/CBSE and State Board Syllabus. The online labs are hosted at www.olabs.co.in. Access to Online Labs is free for Schools upon registration.
The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Mumbai, is the premier R&D organization of the Department of Information Technology (DIT), Ministry of Communications & Information Technology (MCIT) for carrying out R&D in IT, Electronics and associated areas. It currently focuses on areas like Artificial Intelligence, Open Source Software Development, Educational Technology, Disaster Recovery, e-Governance and so on.
Amrita University, one of India's leading research and teaching universities, was founded by the world-renowned humanitarian leader, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Amma. Today with 5 campuses at Coimbatore, Amritapuri, Kochi, Bangalore and Mysore, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has emerged as one of the fastest growing institutions of higher learning in India making our challenges unique due to its multidisciplinary, geographically distributed campuses.
The Department of Information Technology (DIT) is undertaken by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India. Among its varied activities to transform India into a developed nation and an empowered society, it plays a major role in innovation and research & development. As part of this, it provides support in creating innovative infrastructure in emerging areas of technology and for the development of learning skills and knowledge network.