of understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Ministry of Human Resource
Development (HRD) and Rotary – a social organization. Under MoU audio visual
content will be created for classes 1 to 12 for the students across India. The
content will be available via television and online platforms.
will be developed based on the NCERT curriculum. The main aim is to provide content
for the economically weaker sections which do not have any means to the
internet. Earlier, may students had complained that most of the online content
is in English.
MoU, modules will be telecasted for classes 1-12 through twelve national
Television channels of NCERT. The modules will also be available through GOI’s
national mobile app, DIKSHA.
At the launch,
the HRD Minister said that at the time of coronavirus it becomes our duty to
protect our children and this initiative will help to keep them safe and on
track. He also said that even if we have not reached to every children in
India, the efforts of the ministry continues in this direction.
said “though NCERT books are available in 15 languages through Diksha and
Swayam, which have emerged among the biggest online education portals, the
ministry has collaborated with television networks and radio channels to reach
out to students sitting in the remotest of corners of India.”
HRD Minister also asked parents and teachers to
send their suggestions regarding reducing the syllabus for the upcoming