To make e-learning more constructive, NCERT and Rotary India signed MoU for e-learning content telecast for class 1-12 over all NCERT TV channels. The deal was sealed in the presence of Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal ‘Nishank’ in New Delhi. Secretary of Department of Education & Literacy Anita Karwal also attended this digital event.
Union HRD Minister said he is happy to announce signing of MoU between NCERT and Rotary Club. He hoped that amidst COVID-19 the collaboration of Rotary India Humanity Foundation and NCERT with the guidance and support of MHRD will ensure that e-learning reaches children across the country with NCERT approved content. ‘
Nishank also said that it is great pleasure to know that under Vidya Daan 2.0 Rotary International will provide the e – content in Hindi language to NCERT for classes I to XII for all subjects. Union Minister added that this material is of high class and very high quality; it will benefit all our children very much. Nishank said that along with this Rotary International will provide material for special needs children as well as contribute its entirety to the Adult Literacy Mission. They will also provide the Teacher Training (including professional development) content, he added.
The Union Minister said that since March 2020 when the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, was declared pandemic, learners, teachers, parents and the entire education community have been gravely affected. In this scenario MHRD is working tirelessly to develop best education system rooted in Indian ethos with technology and innovation as strong pillars, Nishank added.
Union Minister said that MHRD have been working on integration of technology in education through various schemes and initiatives like Operation Digital Board, DIKSHA, E – Pathshala, SWAYAM and SWAYAM PRABHA.
— Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) June 9, 2020