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Kerala: First State to become Digital in Public Education

The State of Kerala is the first state in the country to make public education completely digital. The state Government has achieved it at a cost of Rs 42.36 crores. The initiative was launched in 2018. Highlights The project of making public education completely digital in Kerala was implemented by Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for ..

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NCERT survey report: Over 27% students don’t have access to gadgets for online classes

A survey conducted by NCERT shows at least 27% of the students do not have access to smart devices to attend online classes. Key findings of the report The survey was conducted over 34,000 participants, including students, parents, teaching staff, and school principals of renowned schools. Some percentage of students and parents opined that lack ..

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Google announces new Digital Education tool ‘Assignments’

The search engine giant Google has announced new education tools for teachers and students to facilitate learning in the virtual education space. This feature will be available with all the products of Google such as Meet, G Suite and Classroom. Highlights of the Tool This new tool will have some of the features rolled out ..

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GoI to implement several initiatives to boost Education Sector

PM Modi recently announced Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan under which Rs 20 lakh crores was allocated. Following his announcement, the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman announced the split of the allocated funds to several initiatives. Highlights There are several initiatives to be implemented in Education Sector under Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. These initiatives will transform the ..

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SAMARTH scheme implemented by NIT Kurukshetra

On May 14, 2020, NIT implemented the SAMARTH scheme. It was developed by the Department of Higher Education operating under Ministry of Human Resources and Development developed SAMARTH, an e-governance platform. The platform was developed under National Mission of Education in Information and Communication Technology Scheme. It is called the NMEICT Scheme in short. About ..

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Ministry of HRD launches VidyaDaan 2.0

On April 22, 2020, the Union Ministry of HRD launched VidyaDaan 2.0 on DIKSHA. The main aim of the platform is to contribute e-learning content and help children continue their learning anywhere and anytime in the country. Highlights In the backdrop of situation arising out of COVID-19, VidyaDaan 2.0 has been launched to integrate both ..

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