Finance Minister calls for supplementary teaching methods, expansion of e-Vidya scheme

BL New Delhi Bureau | Updated on: Feb 01, 2022
A student attends class on a tab

A student attends class on a tab | Photo Credit: RAMAKRISHNA G

Proposes setting up of a digital university

Feb 1 Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has underlined the need for supplementary teaching methods. n her Budget speech, the Minister proposed expansion of ‘one class, one TV channel programme of PM e-Vidya’ to more students across the country.

“This will enable all states to provide supplementary education in regional languages for Classes 1 to 12,” she said, adding that ‘high quality e-content’ will be developed in all languages.

“We recognise the need to impart supplementary teaching and build a recipient mechanism for education delivery,” she said.

The Finance Minister also announced that a Digital University will be created to provide access to all students. The best public universities in the country will collaborate with the government.

Published on February 01, 2022
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