Current Affairs Question No. 7736
The Union Government will launch which platform to leverage Information Technology (IT)?
The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley while presenting the General Budget 2017-18 in Parliament has stated that the Government proposes to leverage information technology and will launch “SWAYAM” platform with at least 350 online courses. The platform will enable students to virtually attend the courses taught by the best faculty, access high quality reading resources, participate in discussion forums; take tests and earn academic grades. The access to SWAYAM would be widened by linkage with DTH channels, dedicated to education.