Dharmendra Pradhan reviews ministry's digital education initiatives

Remote learning initiatives were rolled out after the COVID-19 pandemic led to a total shutdown of educational institutions and classes were shifted to online mode last year.

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Team Careers360 | Jul 13, 2021 - 2:24 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Union education minister Dharmendra Pradhan reviewed various digital education initiatives undertaken by the ministry on Tuesday.

Pradhan reviewed initiatives like PM e-Vidya, National Digital Education Architecture (NDEAR), Swayam, among others.Senior officials of the Ministry briefed the newly appointed ministers about these initiatives. The minister of state for education, Annpurna Devi, Rajkumar Ranjan Singh and Subhas Sarkar also attended the meeting.

These remote learning initiatives across India were rolled out after the COVID-19 pandemic led to a total shutdown of educational institutions and classes were shifted to online mode last year.

Stressing on the use of technology in education, Pradhan said that technology would help in achieving the goals of an open, inclusive and accessible education. “A vibrant digital ecosystem in education will expand learning opportunities for the students, spur innovation and entrepreneurship in the Education sector,” he added.

The minister further assured that the ministry will take measures to “strengthen and institutionalise” the digital initiatives. “A vibrant digital ecosystem in education will expand learning opportunities for the students, spur innovation and entrepreneurship in the education sector,” Pradhan said.

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