KITE (Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education) is a Govt of Kerala establishment set up to foster, promote and implement modernisation of educational institutions in the State of Kerala, owned by the State or run under the aid of Government. KITE is registered as a Section 8 Company, by transforming the erstwhile IT@School Project, which revolutionised the education system of the State. An Infrastructure division has also been set-up under KITE for upgrading the infrastructural facilities in schools. The spectrum of KITE include Information & Communication Technology, Capacity Building, Content Development, Connectivity, e-Learning, Satellite based education, Support and Maintenance mechanism, e-Governance or other related activities.
KITE aims to upgrade the Government sector educational institutions at par with international standards in terms of infrastructure, facilities, resources, curriculum, pedagogy, etc. It also aims to formulate and implement projects for the use of ICT as a tool for the improvement of the education quality in the State of Kerala.
Further KITE would act as Advisor or Consultant to the Government and private sector in improving education quality through iCT. KITE has already started the implementation of Hi-Tech school programme of the Education Department, by which 45000 classrooms in 4775 schools are being made Hi-Tech, for which KIIFB has already approved a funding of Rs.493.50 Crores. more..