The National Council of Educational Research and Training- NCERT and Rotary India have signed a Memorandum of Understanding - MoU for providing e-learning telecast content for class one to 12th over all NCERT TV channels.
The MoU was signed digitally in presence of Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank in New Delhi today.
On the occasion, the HRD Minister expressed hope that amidst COVID-19, the collaboration of Rotary India Humanity Foundation and NCERT with the guidance and support of his Ministry will ensure that e-learning reaches children across the country with approved content.
Mr Nishank said, under Vidya Daan 2.0 Rotary International will provide the e-content in Hindi language to NCERT for classes I to 12th for all subjects.
He added that this high class material will be very beneficial to all the school children.
He said, Rotary International will also provide material for special needs children as well as contribute its entirety to the Adult Literacy Mission. It will also provide the Teacher Training content.
The Union Minister said, since March when the Novel Corona virus, COVID-19, was declared pandemic, learners, teachers, parents and the entire education community have been gravely affected.
In this scenario, the HRD Ministry is working tirelessly to develop best education system rooted in Indian ethos with technology and innovation as strong pillars.