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Operation Digital Board in all schools in next five years

With the objective to focus on digital education and to increase the use of information and communication technology in classrooms, the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has on January 15, 2018 decided to launch ‘Operation Digital Board’ in all schools in five years.

Emphasizing that education is a national agenda which empowers the individual, family, society and the nation, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said it would be the endeavour of the Central government to launch ‘Operation Digital Board’ in all schools in five years.

“It would be our endeavour to launch ‘Operation Digital Board’ in all schools in five years. This will improve the quality of education,” Javadekar said while addressing the 65th meeting of the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) in New Delhi.

Saying that the initiative with which students will be empowered with 360 Degree information, he said it will be undertaken jointly by the Centre, states, corporates and communities.

“Students will be empowered with 360 degree information with interesting learning experience and teacher accountability will also increase” he said, adding, “The initiative will be undertaken jointly by Centre, states, corporates and communities.”

Also read: Operation Digital Blackboard to be a part of every school soon

The HRD minister said his government is committed to ensure Quality, Equity, Accessibility, Accountability and Affordability in education by pro-active action and plan.

“We are committed to promote Swacch Bharat, Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat, Padhe Bharat, Sugamya Bharat and physical education,” he said.

He highlighted some recent steps taken by his ministry and said the steps such as codification of learning outcomes, national academic depository, digital initiatives to strength education, training of 15 lakh untrained teachers, re-introduction of Class X board examinations and the status of no detention policy have revolutionized the education scenario in the country.

Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi suggested introduction of career counselling from Class IX, synergies with WCD Ministry for effective implementation of Pre-School Education with Anganwadis.

Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment, Thawar Chand Gehlot suggested more efforts should be made to ensure that students from socially disadvantaged sections, girls, differently abled are enrolled and continue in their studies without dropping out.

Union Minister for Minority Affairs, Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi highlighted the importance of inclusive education with the objective that no section of the society is denied good quality of education.

Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports (Independent Charge) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said that fitness and sports should be included in school curriculum.

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