AIF was born out of relief efforts following the Gujarat earthquake of 2001 Beginning with fundraisers in Silicon Valley, New York and Chicago, AIF found an outpouring of support from Americans concerned about India's development
AIF has five signature programs that feature scale, uniqueness and impact. In addition, AIF has Innovation programs that are pilot efforts to introduce new ideas with the potential to achieve scale and impact. AIF directs most of its resources to its signature programs
Till 2006, the role of DE was confined to monitoring the technological intervention that was carried out DE expanded its reach and came up with a Large Scale Model in 2 states viz Punjab and Rajasthan
Infrastructure and training provided by AIF Full Service Demonstration Centers( FSDC) Infrastructure provided by government On -site Training and support by AIF Large Scale program (LSP) Under LSP, it focuses on Training teachers High end computers Center Of Excellence (COE) Teachers trained at a centralized level Centralized 1/5 th of resources used in LSP Post DE, the withdrawal stage is the DE lite mode.Hands off-eyes on approach District based approach DE Lite
There were studies conducted by external agencies to measure the effectiveness of the DE program Which were these 2 agencies and in which states were these conducted. What was the inference of these studies?