The Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has virtually launched a study on creative action taken during the COVID-19 pandemic by the States and union territories to address the learning gaps. The Digital Education Division of MHRD in collaboration with the educational departments of the states and the country’s syndicate territories, entitled ‘India Study- Digital Education June 2020.’
According to an official statement published on this subject: “School education is a comprehensive and convergent system aimed at universalizing digital education across the broad spectrum of schools from early-school to high-school.
‘Ministry of Human Resources development has launched several projects to enable students , teachers and scholars to learn, such as DIKSHA, Swayam TV Channel, On line Mooc, Shiksha Vani, NIOS DAISY for different media e-PathShala, NROER for the production of e-content and energy-saving books, TV broadcasting. “The Ministry of Human Resources has launched several different projects for teachers, scholars and students.
The study addresses the management of the “important task of delivering digital education at a ramp” by education facilitators during the pandemic.
The statement added: “Cerala’s own educational TV station, Mission Buniyaad at the NCT of Delhi, and the state governments have some of the big digital initiatives:” SMILE (Social Media Platform for Learning Engagement) in Rajasthan; Project Home Classes in Jammou; Padhai Tunhar duvaar (Education at their doorstep) in Chhattisgarh;
The countries and union territories have also provided textbooks to the children in remote areas where Internet access and electricity are low. Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Dadra, Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu are among the States that have taken this initiative to meet students.
Lakshadweep distributed e-content tablets to students. At the nominal cost, Nagaland distributed study material to students via DVD and pen drives. Free tabs were provided to students from Jammu and Cashmir, along with tactile Braille and Laptops for visually impaired students.
Mr Pokhriyal said: “Glad to launch the India # DigitalEducation Study today, in his handling of Social Media. The study elaborates on the creative ways of ensuring open and comprehensive child education at home and reducing learning differences embraced by Education Ministers of States and Union territories.
“I call upon you all to read this report to understand better the various steps taken by taking schools to the students to promote remote learning and education for all,” the Minister added.
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