Netlink Technologies Launches New Version of PapyrusClubs - An Online Newspaper Publishing Portal for Educational Institutions

An Online Newspaper Publishing Portal for Educational Institutions. The new PapyrusClubs portal has been built with wide range of value-added features to improve the user experience.

Online PR News – 15-July-2009 – – Netlink Technologies Ltd., a Chennai based IT solutions provider has launched the new version of PapyrusClubs portal.

The PapyrusClubs Program is a pioneering initiative from NetLink Technologies Limited to enable schools and colleges to create and publish their own online newspapers.

Many schools have endorsed the effectiveness of activity-based learning and experiential learning programs that supplement teaching in the classrooms. The PapyrusClubs Program offers an excellent platform for students to engage themselves in the exciting activity of bringing out the school/college newspaper, and they would find the experience enriching and highly rewarding.

The PapyrusClubs Program offers substantial opportunities for the students in the areas of personality development, confidence building, teamwork, creative expression and language skills.

Publishing an online newspaper enhances the image of the Institution and provides an avenue to showcase your events and achievements to all the students and teachers, as well as the extended community of parents, relatives, friends and alumni. And your institution’s online newspaper is on the internet, for the whole world to see.

“The new PapyrusClubs portal has been designed with the following key objectives in mind:
* Make accessing campus newspapers easy and refreshing
* Make creating and publishing newspapers even more exciting and fun
* Provide a world-class platform for the Students, Parents, Teachers and other users to share their knowledge and experiences” Said Mr. K.P Rajeev, Vice President - Technology

“The portal has been redesigned taking into consideration the valuable feedback we have received from the users and the member institutions. PapyrusClubs has achieved phenomenal growth over the last 18 months which has taken the campus memberships to 1,400+. This has called for restructuring of the website to better organize the contents.” Said Mr. Rajeev.

The new PapyrusClubs home page provides information on the PapyrusClubs Program and the various products & services. Separate websites have been provided for School Campus Newspapers and College Campus Newspapers. This gives exclusive space for the contents from schools and colleges, providing better user experience.

The website has a much fresher look and employs the latest Web 2.0 technology making the site faster and easier to navigate. It includes a range of value-added features to improve the user experience.

The editorial members can now use the new ‘Newspaper Manager’ application to manage their Newspapers. The highlight of Newspaper Manager is “Design Studio”, an interface with which institutions can design their own newspapers. “We are sure that the students will find the newspaper designing exercise exciting.” Said Mr.Rajeev.

“Many users- students, parents, teachers and others – have been actively participating in online discussions and forums in PapyrusClubs. The new “Buzz Zone” will excite them with a number of community functions including the all-new PapyrusClubs Forums.” Said Mr.Rajeev. Watch out the “Buzz Zone” for more!

About Netlink Technologies Ltd

NetLink Technologies Ltd is a Chennai based IT Solution Provider and part of the Deccan Chronicle Holdings Ltd. Hyderabad. Netlink leverages specialized knowledge in Web 2.0 Application Development, Business Application Development, and Mobile / Wireless Application Development. Netlink provides value-added R&D solutions in Open source technologies. Netlink’s customer base includes small and medium sized companies across the globe.