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Takshila Learning, comprehensive platform for online learning launches augmented reality based courses


Takshila Learning, leading organization in the online education, today announced the launch of its commercial services; it will focus on providing quality education to the students using cutting edge technology. Users can now have access to education anywhere, anytime and on any device within a matter of minutes.

Takshila Learning Private Limited has been established by a team of accomplished industry veterans having expertise in academic coaching, digital businesses and sales and marketing of technology led businesses. The company aims to become the largest store offering self-learning courses through digital platforms through online and offline channels to address the challenges in the education space, in India and Internationally.

The company is starting with India market and will gradually launch across other countries also. The company is bootstrapped so far and is seeking capital to accelerate its efforts as it seeks to become the largest digital education store in India. It is backed by stellar founders having proven track records of charting multi-billion dollar technology-led businesses from inception to stable growth stage.

At present, India's education sector is experiencing fast-paced growth with the advent of private participation in education. In FY 2015-16, the education market was worth about USD 100 billion and is expected to reach USD 116.4 billion in FY 2016-17. Currently, higher education contributes 59.7 percent of the market size, school education 38.1 percent, pre-school segment 1.6 percent and technology and multi-media the remaining 0.6 percent.

The company would generate world-class content through in-house production centers and would also allow content partners to design and upload their own courses across skill, K-12 and higher education (focused on commerce) via online and offline modes.

"Takshila is a great expression of our vision to develop cutting-edge technology in the ed-tech space. With a huge market potential, though several ed-tech businesses have emerged to tap into this market; we aim to reach out the untapped audience through a mix of products through distinct faculty and a distinctive strategy to help access our content to a billion consumers, aiming to be the largest Digital education tutor by 2022. With a robust distribution strategy ensuring low cost and scalable operations, the company believes that it is best positioned to take advantage of the growing education opportunities that India offers," said co-founder and CEO, Tarun Malik.

"We are very excited to provide first of its kind Augmented Reality (AR) based products for easy learning of students. Takshila will be focused on providing simplistic learning pedagogy through its top faculty and use of technology," said Founder and lead Investor, Rajiv Mahajan.

Takshila will enable the industry to derive benefits from better management of demand and supply, introducing operational efficiencies and benchmarking transparency in the pricing and service delivery for users. The growing interest in education combined with a technology enabled platform and ease of access will further enhance the market size.

It has also partnered with "Skill India" to provide the best of the courses to our students. This will provide students an opportunity to get the most suited jobs or to become entrepreneurs. Our course on Entrepreneurship guides students to set up their own ventures after acquiring knowledge.

The platform covers major courses such as Class 1-XII, Banking, Accounting and lifestyle courses like Painting, Yoga and many more. It provides relevant information on the subject to benchmark the expectations that users must have. In the process, users do not have to depend on hearsay when looking to book facilities. Parents too need not physically scout for academies to enroll their children.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Thu, January 19 2017. 15:44 IST