Nodal Officers

Nodal Officers To Manage Online Education & Hostel Welfare: MHRD

Considering the COVID-19 pandemic seething over the world, the HRD Ministry has chosen to name nodal officers to administer the usage of online education benefits in schools and universities across India and the government assistance of students remaining in hostels.

“To guarantee a planned way to deal with online education beginning from Higher Education to School Education the HRD Ministry named nodal officers,” a ministry proclamation via web-based networking media said.

“Government assistance of the students remaining in hostels is our prime concern, consequently we additionally named nodal officers for the equivalent,” it included.

With the 21-day COVID-19 lockdown across India, schools and universities are shut. Educational instincts are presently quickly attempting to move to online courses to connect the education hole that understudies are as of now confronting.

Besides, since numerous students couldn’t return home due to the lockdown and transport end, the government assistance of students who will spend the whole lockdown in hostels is likewise a worry since essential comforts need to arrive at the understudies in these difficult occasions.

List Of Nodal Officers Designated By HRD Ministry

In an announcement marked by Secretary of HRD, Amit Khare, on April 3, the ministry recorded the nodal officers responsible for online education and lodging government assistance.

Here are the nodal officers designated for the errands:

  1. Online education in higher education including IITs, IISERs, Central Universities, and Ignou: Rakesh Sarwal AS(TE)
  2. Online education in school education including NIOS: RC Meena, JS(MDM)
  3. Government assistance of students remaining in hostels in IITs, IISERs, Central Universities, and different foundations of higher learning: Chandra Shekhar Kumar, JS(IISER)
  4. Government assistance of students remaining in hostels of Navodaya Vidyalayas: BK Singh, Commissioner, NVS

“The said officers will be in steady touch with the concerned organizations and educate the undersigned by phone or through Whatsapp consistently at 5:00 pm,” the HRD Ministry articulation said.

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