SWAYAM Current Affairs, GK & News

MoU signed between Bhaskaracharya National Institute of Space Applications and Prasar Bharti

On November 4, 2020, the Prasar Bharati and Bhaskaracharya National Institute for Space Applications and Geo-Informatics signed a Memorandum of Understanding. Under the MoU, all the 51 DTH education channels will be available as DD co-branded channels to all DD Fresh Dish viewers. Key Highlights The 51 DTH channels includes Swayamprabha, E-Vidya for Class 1 ..

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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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“Bharat Padhe Online Campaign” launched by Ministry of HRD

The Ministry of Human Resources Development has launched a week long campaign called “Bharat Padhe Online Campaign”. The campaign aims to improve online education in India. Highlights The main aim of the campaign is to invite experts in the country to share their knowledge and solutions in order to overcome the constraints in promoting digital ..

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Access to “SWAYAM”, National Online Education Platform has tripled

On March 28, 2020, the Ministry of HRD (Human Resources Department) announced that the access to the National Online Education Platform called the SWAYAM has tripled since Lock Down. Highlights The Ministry of HRD has been trying to make sure the students can continue their education from home during the lockdown. The response has been ..

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40th UNESCO General Conference being held in Paris

On 13 Nov, Union HRD Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ holds bilateral talks with Education Ministers of Norway, Bangladesh, Mexico, Thailand and Malaysia on the sidelines of 40th UNESCO General Conference being held in Paris. He emphasized on collaborative research opportunities between Indian educational institutions and eminent educational institutions of Norway.   He emphasized on the   world’s ..

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