Digital learning, online education and the development of multiple digital platforms have enabled higher education institutions to overcome the Covid 19 crisis, Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said during a virtual conference.
Speaking at a conference on Reimagining and Transforming the Education, Nishank said, “The world is facing unprecedented disruption from Covid-19, especially those involved in education and learning. However, we strive to provide access to education for 33 million Indian students in this challenging time. ”
Through the One-Nation-One Digital Platform, we ensure that every student stays connected to learning, thus ensuring connectivity and access to every student, he added.
The conference was hosted by the O.P. Jindal Global University and the International Institute for Higher Education Research and Capacity Building in collaboration with six global education networks, including the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Association of Indian Universities, Laspau (a network connected to Harvard University) and the Qatar Foundation.
The conference will take place shortly after the start of the National Education Policy 2020.
“Universities and higher education institutions play a unique role, helping not only to overcome this crisis through the work of scholars and researchers around the world, but also to build the economy, politics and society while building the resilience of the population young people studying in our own institutions, ”said C Raj Kumar, founding vice-chancellor of OP Jindal Global University.