The University Grants Commission has reported that the best 100 universities of the nation will be allowed to consequently begin online courses under the ‘PM e-VIDYA’ program as a component of the Atmanirbhar Bharat campaign.
Chairman Prof. DP Singh likewise included “We will before long draw out an incorporated adaptation of open and separation learning and online guideline after the endorsement of the Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD).
“Under Atmanirbhar Bharat, the top 100 Universities as indicated by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) positioning, will run online classes without the earlier endorsement of UGC for the 20-21 meeting.”
As indicated by reports, he further included that under this plan India will have increased online universities and online education will be enormously fortified. He added that the government intends to change open, separation, and online education regulatory framework, along these lines growing e-learning in the domain of higher education.
As indicated by an MHRD release dated May 18,
“Top 100 universities will begin online courses. Additionally, the online segment in regular Universities and ODL projects will likewise be raised from the current 20 percent to 40 percent. This will give upgraded learning chances to almost 7 crore understudies across various schools and universities”.
The PM e-VIDYA activity was propelled by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on May 17 and will concentrate on online education in the outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to reports, the PM e-Vidya activity will permit multi-mode access to education and incorporates DIKSHA (one country one advanced stage). According to the official discharge, there will be a devoted channel for each class from 1-12 and this will help give quality education. It is assessed that this plan will profit almost 25 crores, school-going kids, the nation over.
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