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Now SWAYAM portal provides e-learning courses from school to universities level: Union minister Upendra Kushwaha
Minister of State, Minister of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Upendra Kushwaha today in a written reply to a Lok Sabha query on March 12, informed that several steps have been taken by the MHRD to promote e-learning.

He said that the total funds spent on e-learning by NIOS during the last three years were Rs 1,92,14,565/- and no separate fund has been released to state/UT towards e-learning.

He gave the following information to the Members of Parliament.

-The Government has launched the SWAYAM ( portal for providing online learning courses offered by the best teachers to anyone desirous of learning, at anyone, anytime and anywhere from School to Universities level.

-All Secondary Courses and Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed) programme are also delivered by National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) through SWAYAM Portal.

- Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has launched an ambitious project, namely, National Mission on Education through Information and Communication and Technology (NMEICT) to leverage the potential of ICT, in teaching and learning process for the benefit of all the learners in Higher Education Institutions in any time anywhere mode.

-NIOS has also taken various steps to promote E-Learning at the school level, such as, Virtual Open Schooling (VOS), Eklavaya–Massive Open Online Courses, MuktaVidyaVani etc.

-Presently, there is no proposal to start e-learning in all the Universities.

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