The government would provide tablets to approximately 4.7 lakh class VIII students at an estimated cost of Rs 500 crore for accessing the content formulated by the ed-tech company.
Consumer Affairs Secretary Rohit Kumar Singh said that a committee has been set up for framing guidelines to prevent fake reviews on e-commerce companies.
The education statutory bodies like AICTE, UGC, etc have also issued advisories with regard to questionable practices by certain universities in the name of online degree programmes.
According to CB Insights, there are 936 unicorn companies around the world with a total cumulative value of over $3,049 billion.
Bahadur's appointment is a step towards strengthening Byju's leadership across verticals as the company aims to further build world-class products, teams, and partnerships, the company noted.
The task at hand is to spot the Unicorns or billion-dollar valuation startups from Kerala.
In a step towards creating a fair and balanced work culture, all women employees at Byju's are eligible for a total of 12 period leaves in a calendar year, the statement said.
Speaking at a virtual conference of Public Affairs Forum of India, Kant also said India needs to significantly improve its learning outcomes, and technology can help the country leapfrog in a big way.