NCERT and Rotary India digitally signed MoU for e-learning content telecast for class 1-12 over all NCERT TV channels in the presence of Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal ‘Nishank’ today in New Delhi.
NCERT TV Tie-up: There will be curriculum modules telecast for classes 1-12, through twelve national Television channels of NCERT, to be available from July2020 (content to be vetted by NCERT as per their curriculum).
DIKSHA App tie-up: The e-Learning modules would also be available through GOI’snational mobile app, DIKSHA, at the same time.
The content is currently available in Hindi (and Punjabi) andhence shall be implemented immediately across 12 states/ UTs schools of approx. 10 croresstudents.The intellectual rights to the content would be withRotary and provided to NCERT, so that the said content can be translated to all regionallanguages by NCERT & the respective state SCERTs in the next few months.
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 said that this material is of high class and very high quality, it will benefit all our children very much. 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.
The Ministry of Human Resource Development is focusing on creating e-learning, accurate and updatedstudy material for all and learning enhancements so that students can access quality education at home.
He said, we have resolved to reach our students through radio and TV where there is no internet or mobile connectivity available and this MoU is a big step in that directiom.
The MoU between NCERT and Rotary India Humanity Foundation signed by NCERT Director Prof. Hrushikesh Senapaty along with Joint Director of NCERT Prof. Amarendra Behera and on behalf of Rotary India, in person by Director Rotary India Water Mission Shri Ranjan Dhingra.