On Sunday, Smriti Irani (Union HRD minister) announced that
higher education material will be freely available to students through mobile
app and other sources.
Irani confirmed this news when she was at the 20th
Foundation Day of Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University in Lucknow. She said
that already through mobile apps and e-pathshala NCERT books have been made
available free to students. Now, higher education material will also be made
For this purpose, 1,200 additional educational modules would
be prepared so that they can be made available through mobile app, said Irani.
University needs to adopt 10 villages under "Unnat
Bharat" campaign by next year, a suggestion was made by Irani.
Currently university has adopted five villages. The minister
persisted the students to study not only to make a career but also emphasized
about their contribution towards the country.
At this occasion with Irani were present Lok Sabha MP Anju
Bala, former BJP MP Lalji Tandon and vice-chancellor RC Sobti.