Human Rights Measure

Human Rights
Human Rights

Students to Continue their Learning by Making Full Use of the Available Digital e-Learning Platforms

Date Enacted: March 2020
Country: India
Region: South Asia

The Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister “asked students to continue their learning by making full use of the available digital e-Learning platforms during the period the educational institutions are closed as a precautionary measure against  COVID-19” and also “urged educational institutions to promote digital learning and make students aware of the various digital/e-learning platforms which are provided by MHRD [Ministry of Human Resource Developmnet] for online education.” Some of the “digital initiatives/platforms of Ministry of HRD available for school education” include: e-Books, National Repository of Open Educational Resources, and a national online education platform.