ICT Initiatives of MHRD

S.No. Resource For students/Researchers For Institutions
Audio-Video e-content
1 SWAYAM: Massive Open Online Courses

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Earn credit through online courses – Encourage your extraordinary faculty to develop online courses
– Accept credits awarded under SWAYAM
– Form SWAYAM local chapters
2 SWAYAMPRABHA: View digital courses on TV Watch high quality educational programs 24*7 Provide facility for viewing SWAYAMPRABHA content
Digital content: access journals and e-books
1 National Digital Library: e-content

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Access e-content on multiple disciplines – Get your E-content listed
– Form NDL Club
2 e-PG Pathshala: Gateway for e-books upto PG Get free books and curriculum-based e-content Host e-books
3 Shodhganga: A reservoir of Indian Theses Access Research Theses of scholars of Indian Institutes Get research theses of your scholars to get listed on Shodhganga
4 e-ShodhSindhu: e-journals Get access to full text e-resources Get access to full-text e-resources
Accelerated Hands on learning
1 e-Yantra: Engineering for better tomorrow Get hands on experience on embedded systems Create e-Yantra labs for training in embedded systems in collaboration with IIT Bombay
2 FOSSEE: Free/Libre and Open Source Software for Education – Access and volunteer for the use of open source software
– Become FOSSEE fellow
Run labs in open source
3 Spoken Tutorial: Tutorial in IT application Self-training in IT fields Encourage eminent faculty to provide training content for self-learning
4 Virtual Labs: Web-enabled experiments designed for remote – operation
Virtual Labs at a Glance
Try curriculum based virtual experiments Develop virtual experiments for Virtual labs suited to course curriculum in gap areas
Track your progress
1 VIDWAN: Expert Database and National Research Network
IRINS: INDIAN RESEARCH INFORMATION NETWORK SYSTEM
Register on VIDWAN Get your faculty registered on VIDWAN
– Monitor research outcomes at different levels
2 Shodh Shudhhi (PDS): Plagiarism Detection Software Unique ideas, concepts and information without duplication. – Encourage original information by preventing plagiarism.
– Better research outcomes.
– Reputation of the institution/university.