Online Education Current Affairs - 2020

“Manodarpan” initiative to be launched by Ministry of HRD

On July 21, 2020, Ministry of Human Resources and Development will launch “Manodarpan” initiative under Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. The initiative is being launched to provide psychosocial support to the students for their mental well being. Highlights The Ministry of Human Resources and Development believes that it is essential to provide focus on mental health Read More…

Pragyata Guidelines launched by Ministry of HRD

On July 14, 2020, the Union Human Resource and Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ released PRAGYATA guidelines on digital education. Highlights The PRAGYATA guidelines have been developed focusing digital education or online education. It will mainly help students who are presently at home due to lockdown. The guidelines include eight steps of online learning. They Read More…

Artificial Intelligence: GoI launches National Test Abhyas

The Ministry Human Resources Development recently launched a new mobile application called “National Test Abhyas”. Highlights The mobile application was developed by the National Testing Agency. The application will help the candidates to take mock tests for exams such as JEE Mains, NEET, etc. The application is powered by Artificial Intelligence and therefore the students Read More…

GoI to implement several initiatives to boost Education Sector

PM Modi recently announced Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan under which Rs 20 lakh crores was allocated. Following his announcement, the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman announced the split of the allocated funds to several initiatives. Highlights There are several initiatives to be implemented in Education Sector under Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. These initiatives will transform the Read More…

Alternative Academic Calendar released by Ministry of HRD

On April 23, 2020, the Ministry of Human Resources and Development has released an alternative academic calendar for the primary and upper primary classes, that is till Class VIII. Highlights The calendar has been prepared by the NCERT guided by the Ministry of HRD. The aim of the calendar is to keep students engaged meaningfully Read More…