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Digital education and literacy initiatives

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has some major key initiatives to promote Digital Education, which are as follow:

1. SWAYAM: SWAYAM will provide one integrated platform and portal for online courses, using information and (ICT) and covering all higher education subjects and skill sector courses. As on date, more than 28 Lakhs learners have been enrolled in 1000+ MOOCs courses that have been run through SWAYAM.


SWAYAM Prabha: SWAYAM Prabha is an initiative to provide 32 high quality educational channels through DTH (Direct to Home) across the length and breadth of the country on 24X7 basis.

3. (NDL): The of (NDL India) project is to develop a framework of virtual repository of learning resources with a single-window As on date about 1.5 Crore and documents are available on NDL contributed by 160 Content contributor and 30 lakh users from 9 thousand educational institutions were registered on NDL

4. e-Shodh Sindhu: The main objective of the e-Shodh Sindu: Consortia for Higher Education E-Resources is to provide access to quality electronic resources including full-text, bibliographic and factual databases to academic institutions at a lower rates of subscription.

5. The Free and Open for Education (FOSSEE): FOSSEE project has been promoting use of open in educational institutions.

6. Virtual Lab: The project aims to provide remote-access to virtual laboratories in various disciplines of science and engineering for students at all levels from under-graduate to research.

Foreign Universities are welcome to offer their courses on SWAYAM Platform and the examinations shall be done through SWAYAM following SWAYAM Guidelines.

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 14:08 IST