A black computer, with its red and black-striped edges, was unveiled at a business conference on Monday by the Indian government.
The black-and-white desk was created by a startup, Arundhati Bhattacharya, a member of the Supreme Court of India, to help students study for exams with a different approach.
The desk, which has a curved screen, can be turned into a portable work station for the working class and students from lower income classes.
The black computer can also help the students study on the go, with a screen mounted in the front that provides a view of their work and allows them to work from anywhere in the office.
The Arunda is a digital technology platform that was created in collaboration with the Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS) of the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur (IIT-K).
“We are excited about the collaboration with Arunder to design a new way to study for our exams,” said Ajay Agrawal, co-founder of Arundra, who is also the managing director of Abrasive Technologies Pvt.
The firm has a business unit in Bangalore.
The company was founded by a group of students in the Indian National University, a government institution in the country.
The new desk was designed with the help of the Centre on Digitalisation and Informatics, a research institute.
The design is based on the black and white screen that is made from plastic.
The back of the desk is made of glass, so it can be used as a working desk.
The device can also be used for studying during meetings.
The desk can be made to hold a smartphone.
The screen can be switched between different modes like reading, writing and video chat.
“We have also designed a system that can allow students to have access to information on their devices from anywhere, as long as they have a computer and a wireless device,” said Agrawa.
“A smart device can be placed anywhere, whether it is a laptop or tablet, so students can study online without having to use a desk.”
Students who work in various areas of the country are using computers at home to study, but there is a need to make them easier to use and more comfortable to use, Agrawagal added.
He also hopes that students will use the desk more often in future.
The Indian government is also working on a new educational system, called Smart India, that will be introduced in the first half of 2020.
The initiative will provide more ways for students to study and will aim at enhancing the academic quality of the education system, said Anil Jain, chief secretary to the department of information technology.
The new system will also improve the ability of teachers to communicate with students and increase the learning and retention of students.
The education minister, Smriti Irani, has promised to set up a new school and library in the capital to offer free and low-cost school meals and other education resources.