ICT Initiatives of MHRD

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Audio-Video e-content
1SWAYAM: 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
2SWAYAMPRABHA: View digital courses on TVWatch high quality educational programs 24*7Provide facility for viewing SWAYAMPRABHA content
Digital content: access journals and e-books
1National Digital Library: e-content


Access e-content on multiple disciplines– Get your E-content listed
– Form NDL Club
2e-PG Pathshala: Gateway for e-books upto PGGet free books and curriculum-based e-contentHost e-books
3Shodhganga: A reservoir of Indian ThesesAccess Research Theses of scholars of Indian InstitutesGet research theses of your scholars to get listed on Shodhganga
4e-ShodhSindhu: e-journalsGet access to full text e-resourcesGet access to full-text e-resources
Accelerated Hands on learning
1e-Yantra: Engineering for better tomorrowGet hands on experience on embedded systemsCreate e-Yantra labs for training in embedded systems in collaboration with IIT Bombay
2FOSSEE: 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
3Spoken Tutorial: Tutorial in IT applicationSelf-training in IT fieldsEncourage eminent faculty to provide training content for self-learning
4Virtual Labs: Web-enabled experiments designed for remote – operation
Virtual Labs at a Glance
Try curriculum based virtual experimentsDevelop virtual experiments for Virtual labs suited to course curriculum in gap areas
Track your progress
1VIDWAN: Expert Database and National Research Network
Register on VIDWANGet your faculty registered on VIDWAN
– Monitor research outcomes at different levels
2Shodh Shudhhi (PDS): Plagiarism Detection SoftwareUnique ideas, concepts and information without duplication.– Encourage original information by preventing plagiarism.
– Better research outcomes.
– Reputation of the institution/university.